(Reuters) – Lawful Energy Crew Inc mentioned on Tuesday its storm-battered residential clients in Texas will be protected from better energy charges for February, a day after the Canadian company raised doubts about its capability to continue as a going peril.
The electricity and gasoline provider, nonetheless, mentioned the total energy price for the month of February will be impacted by better utilization due to winter storms sweeping across Texas.
Electricity prices within the convey soared final week as utilities scrambled to meet a surge in heating search details from at some stage within the historical winter storm.
On Monday, Lawful Energy, whose units Amigo Energy and Tara Energy also operate in Texas, forecast a $250 million loss from the storms and mentioned it became once talking with key stakeholders to take care of liquidity disorders.
Clients with residential mounted rate concept, and month-to-month residential clients will not detect a rate magnify on their February invoice, the corporate mentioned in a press free up.
Governor Greg Abbott mentioned on Sunday utility regulators will temporarily ban energy companies from billing clients or disconnecting them for non-price, after the deadly winter storm that caused frequent blackouts.
Reporting by Arundhati Sarkar in Bengaluru; Modifying by Ankur Banerjee