Texas Governor Names ERCOT "Billing Error" Correction As Emergency Item For Legislative Session
28 State Senators Ask PUC To Correct Prices
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared the, "correction of any billing errors related to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT)," as an emergency item for the 87th Legislative Session.
"The emergency item includes any inaccurate excessive charges and any issues regarding ancillary service prices," the Governor's office said
Specifically, the Governor submitted the following emergency matters for immediate consideration to the
Senate and House of Representatives of the 87th Legislature: "Legislation relating to the correction of any billing errors by the
Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), including any
inaccurate excessive charges and any issues regarding ancillary
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick said in a statement that, "I am glad Governor Abbott has made correcting ERCOT's two pricing errors an emergency item for this session. Yesterday [March 8] I called on the Texas Public Utilities Commission (PUC) [sic] and ERCOT to correct the errors identified by the Independent Market Monitor (IMM) and today 28 Texas senators from both parties made the same request."