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Your daily look at D-FW business. Follow us on Twitter: @DMNBizTexans' unhappiness with electric providers drops to deregulation-era lowChoosing an electric provider in Texas still requires consumer initiative and sometimes leads to frustration. Increasingly, however, shoppers are complaining less.This year, customers sent state regulators 4,175 complaints, the fewest since the start of deregulation 16 years ago, according to the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power. That was a 14 percent drop compared to 2016.The consumer advocacy group's annual reports have shown a steady decline in the past decade when the number of complaints were nearly 16,000."These findings suggest the state's electricity market continues to mature, with Texans becoming more comfortable with both prices and service," said coalition executive director Jay Doegey in a written statement.-Jeff MosierPlus: Find more energy news that affects North Texans  Continue reading...

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