Why Some Texans Are Getting Sky-High Energy Bills

After unusual icy weather left millions of Texans without power, some are facing another crisis: Sky-high electricity bills.

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After unusual icy weather left millions of Texans without power, some are facing another crisis: Sky-high electricity bills. The surge in pricing is hitting people who have chosen to pay wholesale prices for their power, which is typically cheaper than paying fixed rates during good weather, but can spike when there’s high demand for electricity. Many of those who have reported receiving large bills are customers of electricity provider Griddy, which only operates in Texas.…

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