News Round-Up: May 7-April 13

News Round-Up: May 7-April 13

CBS Austin: Ongoing heat expected to test power grid again May 9 — After power demand nearly met supply Friday and threatened power outages, the ongoing heat wave is expected to test the Texas power grid again this week. — CBS Austin S&P Global: ERCOT peakload...
News Round-Up: May 7-April 13

News Round-Up: April 9-April 15

WFAA: Why Atmos says they’re getting more natural gas odor calls in North Texas this week April 15 — Atmos officials said they believe an uptick in odor reports Thursday night was due to too much mercaptan in the natural gas supply. — View the Report  ...
News Round-Up: May 7-April 13

News Round-Up: April 2-April 8

CW39 — Texas PUC adopts new ‘Middle Mile Broadband’ rule to help bring internet access to unserved areas April 3 — This week, the Public Utility Commission (PUC) voted unanimously to pass the Middle Mile Broadband rule, aiming to increase internet access in unserved...
News Round-Up: May 7-April 13

News Round-Up: March 26-April 1

KUT: Texas power grid, energy sectors facing elevated Russian cyber threats during war in Ukraine March 31  — Russian hackers have been probing Texas’ energy infrastructure for weak points in digital systems that would allow them to steal sensitive information or...
News Round-Up: May 7-April 13

News Round-Up: March 19-March 25

San Antonio Express-News: Hydropower eyes bigger energy role, less environmental harm March 18 — In southwestern Pennsylvania, eight locks and dams that for decades helped barges move goods along the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio rivers will in a few years also...
News Round-Up: May 7-April 13

News Round-Up: March 12-March 18

Politico: Blackouts on the Texas ballot March 14 —  The state experienced a winter storm last month that was viewed as a potential test for the new measures put in place. But experts contend it wasn’t as strong as the 2021 storm and couldn’t fully test the...