Elected officials in Texas say the state should help pay some of the eye-watering electricity bills sent to residents after a devastating and deadly winter storm that caused widespread blackouts.
- Some Texans were sent bills of $US1,000 a day in the wake of the big freeze
- The state’s energy market is highly deregulated
- Senator Ted Cruz said on Twitter that “no power company should get a windfall because of a natural disaster”
Texas has a highly unusual deregulated energy market that allows…