1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas), SPP (Southwest Power Pool), and MISO (Midcontinent ISO)
|Term length||6 Years|
|Commissioner Prequalifications||There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "(a) To be eligible for appointment, a commissioner must be:...||
There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "(a) To be eligible for appointment, a commissioner must be: (1) a qualified voter; (2) a citizen of the United States; and (3) a representative of the general public. (b) A person is not eligible for appointment as a commissioner if the person: (1) at any time during the two years preceding appointment: (A) personally served as an officer, director, owner, employee, partner, or legal representative of a public utility, affiliate, or direct competitor of a public utility; or (B) owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, stocks or bonds of any class with a value of $10,000 or more in a public utility, affiliate, or direct competitor of a public utility; or (2) is not qualified to serve under Section 12.151 [Registered Lobbyist], 12.152 [Conflict of Interest], or 12.153 [Trade Association]."
Source: Tex. Util. Code § 12.053