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Texas Public Utility Commission establishes emergency fund for energy bills

The Choose Energy Team
By The Choose Energy Team March 31st, 2020
1 min read
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The emergency fund will help Texans pay energy bills.

Many Texans will soon find relief as the state’s Public Utility Commission implements a temporary emergency fund for energy bills. As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts the Lone Star state, many are facing difficulties making payments on their utilities.

According to DeAnn Walker, chairman of the commission, reported the fund is meant to provide aid for Texans who have lost their jobs during the pandemic and are having trouble paying their energy bills as a result.

For more details, see the full article from the Houston Chronicle. Click here for the PUCT’s FAQs about the relief program.

Energy suppliers in Texas have responded to the coronavirus and several are offering to waive late fees or extend payment due dates. To learn more, click here.

To learn more about bill pay options in Texas, click here.