News Round-Up: February 2024

News Round-Up: February 2024

San Antonio Express-News: Who’s running for Texas Railroad Commission? Meet those vying to regulate the oil and gas industry Feb. 20 — One seat on the three-member Railroad Commission of Texas, which oversees the state’s multibillion-dollar oil and gas industry,...
News Round-Up: February 2024

News Round-Up: January 2024

ABC 13 News (Houston) — Texas’ power grid holds up during cold snap, but experts say there is still room for improvement Jan. 17 — Texas’ power grid appears to have held up through this week’s cold snap. Power outages were local, caused by things...
News Round-Up: February 2024

News Round-Up: November 2023

My High Plains: Railroad Commission of Texas assesses $1.06 million in fines Nov 15 — The Railroad Commission of Texas reports that it has assessed $1,063,647 in fines involving 342 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners’ Conference...
News Round-Up: February 2024

News Round-Up: October 2023

KRIS 6 NEWS: ERCOT CEO discusses reliability and challenges for the power grid Oct. 23 — If they didn’t before, many learned about the Electric Reliability Council of Texas or better known as ERCOT, in February 2021. When ERCOT’s power grid failed during a...
News Round-Up: February 2024

News Round-Up: September 2023

San Antonio Express-News: Texas grid battery boom set to triple capacity through next year Sept. 14 — Battery storage operators have seen their investment in the Texas power market pay off this year by selling desperately needed energy to a supply-strapped grid...
News Round-Up: August 2023

News Round-Up: August 2023

Inside Climate News: Flush With the Promise of Tax Credits, Clean Energy Projects Are Booming in Texas Aug. 16 —In the year since the Inflation Reduction Act became law, private investment in wind power, battery storage and other renewable energy ventures has...