Texas PUC Gives Retail Providers Until 8 AM Monday (9/17) To Have Same Offers On Both English & Spanish Power To Choose Sites, Or Offers Will Be Pulled
34 REPs Active On One Site Not Listing Offers On Other Version
Chair Walker: "Not Happy"
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The Texas PUC gave retail electric providers until 8 a.m. Monday (9/17) to post, to the extent they list offers on Power to Choose, the same offers on both the English and Spanish language versions of the site
Chairman DeAnn T. Walker said that 57 REPs have offers on Power to Choose.
Of those, 34 do not have offers that are the same on both the English and Spanish language versions of the site
Walker said she was "not happy" with that, "at all"
At Walker's recommendation, Commissioners directed REPs that if they are going to post an offer, it has to be posted on both the English and Spanish sites
Commissioners agreed to give REPs the weekend to come into compliance with this directive
If, at 8 a.m. on Monday (9/17), REPs do not have their offers listed on both the English and Spanish versions, the offers will be removed from the site. The PUC will not allow REPs to post an offer only on one version of the site and not the other
Commissioner Arthur C. D'Andrea agreed that the issue is a, "serious problem," that should be fixed by Monday
Commissioner Shelly Botkin also agreed with Walker's concerns, stating that, "it just cannot be like that."