Below are frequent questions regarding the TPES program. However, given the complex nature of electricity and energy in general, feel free to communicate any questions regarding TPES or questions regarding any other energy-related matters directly to your TPES representative or to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your questions will be answered promptly.
Obtaining a quote is simple. You can complete the Letter of Authorization (LOA) that is available in this website and send it to us via our portal. Once received, an account manager will reach out to you to coordinate you sending us a list of ESIDS as well as a copy of one of your invoices, which helps us understand the electricity product that you are currently under, enabling us to calculate possible future savings. Lastly, we will need to know the month and year of your current electricity contract expiration.
Yes, you will have a Texas energy professional with years of experience to help you with your energy needs. In addition, you will be provided with significant resources from the inception of our relationship through the end of you contract, to help manage your energy account, run ad-hoc reports and conduct analysis to ensure you always get the most savings and value.
Simply approve and execute the TPES resolution which grants membership to the TPES Interlocal. We will walk you through all of the steps eventually leading to you executing a contract with a qualified retail supplier that yields the best value for your governmental entity.
No! In fact, the more time to analyze the future market the better. Whether your energy agreement is already expired or will expire several years from now, we encourage early membership and communication with our team. You will be surprised at the future risks that can be reduced or fully eliminated when the TPES team gets involved early in the process.
TPES is the only interlocal solely focused on energy, complemented by a group of energy professionals that have over 100 years of combined experience in the Texas energy industry. The depth of comprehensive experience and knowledge means, we have the systems and proven expertise to identify the best options and programs for your organization. We also have a thorough knowledge of the regulatory environment and market trends to help mitigate your risks today and into the future. Finally, we have industry relationships to ensure you get the best pricing and most savings from your energy profile.
Texas Public Energy Solutions (TPES) is a Texas nonprofit, political subdivision corporation. TPES operates in accordance with Texas Government Code Title 7 Chapter 791 intergovernmental relations and interlocal cooperation contracts.
TPES was created to serve local governments and political subdivisions who want to benefit from an interlocal cooperation who specializes in providing electricity and natural gas purchasing, savings and strategic energy management solutions.
In order to become a member, you must be a public/governmental entity. Governmental customers that are eligible include School Districts, Colleges, Universities, Counties, Cities, Water Districts, and Municipal Utility Districts, Public Healthcare organizations, State Agencies and any other public entity that is a political subdivision.
TPES membership is established when an eligible governmental entity approves and executes a resolution to become a member of the TPES Interlocal entity. For your convenience, we can provide an easy-to-complete resolution, tailored to your needs.
Feel free to reach out to one of our TPES representatives and they will help you with the process, or you may also go to the Contact Us page on this website and provide us with your contact information. A representative will reach out to you within 24 hours to assist or answer any questions you may have.
TPES members enjoy full access to seasoned energy professionals that have the ability to provide the latest information and consultative advice on all matters related to the Texas energy market. Because of our years of experience, TPES will ensure that your procurement process is fully compliant, transparent and provides you with the best options to achieve the greatest savings for your organization. For a list of services, please visit our services page.