TEPRI brings together diverse stakeholders from across the state and country to spearhead impactful research initiatives, build solutions-oriented coalitions, pilot innovative energy solutions, and champion lasting change for Texas energy.
“TEPRI plays a critical role in understanding and communicating the impact of technology and legislation on the energy insecure. TEPRI stands as a neutral third party that can provide objective research for stakeholders to better the lives of low-income Texans and those most impacted by a changing energy environment.”
– Andrew Higgins, CPS Energy
“This is a critical time in the energy sector as technological advancements and cost trends support a more sustainable energy future and lead to more empowered customers. Utilities are charged with delivering reliable and affordable energy to support safety, economic development, and quality of life for customers.”
— Cheryl Mele, El Paso Electric
“TEPRI is leading Texas decision-makers through the use of data to uncover problems and point to solutions.”
— Becky Klein, Former PUC Chair
“Cutting edge solutions in energy efficiency and renewable energy sources face distinct barriers in underserved communities across the state. TEPRI can help households realize tangible savings and stretch their dollars.”
- Edna Oceguera, Community Development Corporation of Brownsville
Founded in 2015, the Texas Energy Poverty Research Institute (TEPRI), a 501(c)3 organization, is a non-partisan and nonprofit independent research organization that advances lasting energy solutions for low-income communities across Texas.