Public Utility Definition

Electric vehicle charging service providers are not regulated as a public utility in areas of customer choice, where utility customers have the option to choose an alternate electricity supplier. The Texas Public Utilities Commission is authorized to exempt electric vehicle supply equipment from being regulated as a public utility.

(Reference Texas Utilities Code 37.001)

Jurisdiction: Texas

Type: Laws and Regulations

Technologies: EVs, PHEVs

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