Most Texas muni utilities give thumbs up on deregulation

Preston, Darrell
March 1999
Bond Buyer;03/23/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30604, p22
Trade Publication
Reports on most Texas-based municipal electric utilities' support for the state legislature's passage of legislation that would deregulate the electric power market in the state. Municipal utilities' right to opt out of the competitive market; City of Denton's decision to liquidate its generating capacity; Expected increased competition in the market; Texas Municipal Power Agency's electric revenue debt.


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