Tag: Energy Insecurity

Energy Opportunities Coalition

TEPRI developed a state-wide Coalition to explore and launch cross-collaboration opportunities that maximize the impacts from dispersed funding sources to create clean energy opportunities that aid in the COVID-19 response and economic recovery efforts and beyond.

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Blog – Same Storm, Different Boats

Last week’s storm exposed vulnerabilities in our energy system that most of us considered unimaginable. Many of us, along with our loved ones, experienced first-hand what energy insecurity feels like, and there are collective calls from all sides to figure out what we must do to make sure we never suffer such systemic failure again.

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Blog – Texas ERP Ends, LIHEAP Available to Help

As of October 1, 2020, disconnections for nonpayment may resume for Texas residential retail electric customers. The COVID-19 Electricity Relief Program (ERP) has been helping unemployed customers of Retail Electric Providers (REPs) by providing protection from disconnections for nonpayment. At a time such as this crisis, the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is our nation’s first line of defense to address utility crisis, stabilize households, and address significant arrearages.

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