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Paying For Energy Efficiency Programs: Texas Industry Opts Out

Big companies in Texas are saving millions of dollars by not having to pay a fee that millions of smaller companies and residential customers do pay. The fee helps fund programs aimed at making houses and commercial buildings more efficient. StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling tracked down the story behind why some pay the fee … and some don't.



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On the electric bill of many Texans is a charge called ‘energy efficiency cost recovery’”

—Dave Fehling, StateImpact reporter

Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

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