How Electricity Works
AECT’s January Legislative Staff Briefing
Click here to view or download the presentation, providing a general overview of the generation, delivery and sale of electricity in Texas.
2013 Taxes Paid by AECT Members
Learn more about the revenue impact of the electric industry in Texas
The electric industry is a major source of state and local tax revenue in Texas. Approximately $2.1 billion in state and local levies were paid in 2013 by members of the Association of Electric Companies of Texas, 85% of which were directly imposed on the companies themselves.
How the electric industry works in Texas.
AECT’s Electricity 101 provides an in-depth background on the structure of the competitive electric market, as well as resource adequacy, transmission and distribution investment and needs, environmental performance and the retail market. It provides the background you need to understand how we produce electricity, Texas-style.