Glossary Frequently Asked Questions for Texas, Glossary

Glossary FAQs

  • What does kWh mean?

    The term "kWh" stands for kilowatt-hour and is the unit of measurement for your electricity use over time.

  • What is electricity and natural gas deregulation?

    Historically, your natural gas and electricity were supplied and delivered to you exclusively by the local utility company for your area, also known as the Local Distribution Company (LDC). The energy industry across the country...

  • What are demand response and dynamic demand?

    Demand response is the changes in electric usage by end-use customers from their normal consumption patterns in response to changes in the price of electricity over time, or to incentive payments designed to induce lower electricity...

  • What is a non-recurring fee?

    Non-recurring fees are charges from your local utility company, also known as the Transmission and Distribution Service Provider (TDSP) or Transmission and Distribution Utility (TDU), and may include items such as a new service...

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