Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces Moratorium on Power Disconnects for Nonpayment

The Texas Public Utilities Commission will issue a moratorium for energy companies to ban power disconnections for nonpayment as many people face high electricity bills after a week of subfreezing temperatures, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Sunday. He said addressing those high bills and the failure of the state’s power grid are priorities for Texas lawmakers, adding that he will not allow the legislative session to end without guaranteeing protections for power during peak demand — in summer and winter.

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