Regulated vs. De-Regulated Energy Texas deregulated its electricity sales market in 2002, opening the market to competition among Retail Electric Providers. It ended the monopoly of the electric utility companies over energy supply in the state of Texas. There are now over 120 competing power companies in Texas. Currently, approximately 85% of Texas homeowners live
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Many power providers are now offering green plans, which are plans that offer energy produced from renewable, non-polluting sources. These green plans may usually cost a little more than traditional energy plans that derive their energy from traditional fossil-fuel sources, however many energy-plan shoppers are choosing to pay a little more in order to contribute to a cleaner environment in a more sustainable world.