Because Dallas's residential electric power prices are much, much cheaper than Houston's. So chronicled the Houston Chronicle yesterday in a feel-good story that notes:
Houston's residential electric power prices are consistently higher than in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, ranging in recent years from about a half-cent per kilowatt-hour higher to more than 2 cents higher in May and June, according to data from power shopping site ChooseEnergy.com.
It gets slightly more complicated after that. Still, scoreboard. --Robert Wilonsky
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