San Antonio Express-News: Power-hungry Texas looks at ways to cut demand for electricity

Sept. 7 — The winter storm-related power outages and summer warnings to conserve power have had Texas lawmakers and officials talking about how to improve the state’s electric grid.

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Clean Technica: Texas Eyeballs 91,000 Megawatts Of … Solar Power?

Sept 6 — The great state of Texas is known for many things, such as leading the US into the wind energy revolution while also nailing down first prize for oil and gas production, making it harder for people to vote, and empowering money-seeking vigilantes all over the country to police pregnant Texans, most of whom are women. Aside from all that, the Lone Star State’s solar power profile is absolutely exploding, so let’s zoom in on that.

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KRGV: PUC discusses electrical reliability, looking into adding second line to Rio Grande Valley

Sept  3 — The PUC meets at least twice every month and during Thursday’s meeting, both long and short-term solutions were discussed. The meeting took place just weeks before the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, will be announcing a major transmission project proposal.


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