Principles and Staff


The Association of Electric Companies of Texas, Inc. (AECT) is a trade organization of electric companies in Texas. Organized in 1978, AECT provides a forum for member company representatives to exchange information about public policy, and to communicate with government officials and the public. AECT is an advocacy group composed of member companies committed to:

  • Ensuring a modern, reliable infrastructure for the supply & delivery of electricity
  • Supporting efficient competitive markets that are fair to customers and market participants
  • Supporting consistent and predictable oversight and regulation that will promote investment and ensure the stability of Texas’ electric industry
  • Promoting an economically strong and environmentally healthy future for Texas, including conservation and efficient use of available resources

AECT member companies remain dedicated to providing Texas customers with reliable service and are committed to the highest standards of integrity.


Ben Gaffaney – Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

Jessica DeLeon – Office Manager

Media Contact: Ben Gaffaney, 512-413-8732

Contact Us

Association of Electric Companies of Texas (AECT)
1005 Congress, Suite 1000
Austin, Texas 78701

Facebook: AECT Advocacy
Twitter: @aectnet

Phone: 512-474-6725
Fax: 512-474-9670