News Round-Up: June 12-June 19

News Round-Up: June 12-June 19

Texas Observer: As the Power Grid Waivers Again, Texans Are Still Recovering From the Winter Storm June 15 — Experts say the energy reform bill signed by Governor Greg Abbott doesn’t go far enough to protect Texans from future blackouts. — READ MORE  ...
News Round-Up: June 12-June 19

News Round-Up: June 5-June 11

KXAN: Some are concerned Texas’ new ERCOT reform bills will cost customers June 8 — There are concerns new laws intended to prevent massive power outages like what we saw during February’s winter storm don’t go far enough.   — READ MORE Texas Tribune:...
News Round-Up: June 12-June 19

News Round-Up: May 24-30

E&E NEWS: Documents reveal natural gas chaos in Texas blackouts May 20 — While numerous wind facilities had issues in Texas, gas-powered generation had the most megawatts of generating capacity offline of any resource during the February power crisis,...
News Round-Up: June 12-June 19

News Round-Up: May 8-14

KXAN: Proposed power outage alert system aims to improve communication in future winter storms May 10 — Texas lawmakers have spent hours discussing legislation aimed at addressing the failures of the state’s power grid, infrastructure and lack of reliable...
News Round-Up: June 12-June 19

News Round-Up: May 1-7

WFAA Here’s how much winterizing the Texas power grid could impact your power bill May 2 — The cost to construct a one-gigawatt power plant is roughly $1 billion. So, winterizing it would cost about $10 million, he said. —  READ MORE   El Paso Times: El Paso...
News Round-Up: June 12-June 19

News Round-Up: April 24-30

Fox 4: Oncor requests nearly $100 million in rate hikes April 27 — “Cities are looking after residential and commercial rate payers. It is the cities who protect rate payers to greatest degree,” said Don Knight, Dallas city attorney. —  READ MORE  ...