CECAP wants to provide affordable and renewable energy. We won't by simply providing incentives to existing electricity providers. The answer is publicly owned utilities. Across the nation, cities with public utilities pay less for electricity than those without public utilities. Giving people democratic control of the electric grid will also allow residents to ensure renewable electricity generation is installed in the city. The money made by the public utility can be used to install more renewables like solar, and enable to city to replace aging Natural Gas appliances with newer, safer, greener electric appliances.
It is unrealistic to expect major solar adoption by citizens on their own. The cost for a solar fixture is around $20,000 - the median household income in Dallas is just $52,000 - so the solar panel would cost 40% of a families take home salary - only the upper class could really afford to adopt these, purchasing incentives would be wasted on the average Dallasite.
Publicly owned and controlled utilities will allow the people to control how renewables are implemented, and how non-renewables are phased out, so that this process can be done quickly and equitably. This will also lower prices.