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Understanding the language of electric plans

Many of the terms found on Electricity Facts Labels and in Terms of Service documents are in a language all their own. This list of terms, some of which are adapted from definitions provided by the Public Utility of Commission of Texas, can help you better understand industry terms as you shop for electric plans.
Pass-Through Charges

Prepaid Electric Service

Provider of Last Resort (POLR)

Public Utility Commission Gross Receipts Assessment (PUCA)

Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC or PUCT)