TCCFUI Blog

BLOG: New June Energy Records Set for Texas

Posted on Jul 5, 2017

Increasingly hot summers and the needs of a growing state help explain the growing demands on the grid.

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BLOG: 85th Legislative Session Wrap-Up

Posted on Jun 15, 2017

The 85th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature adjourned sine die on May 29, 2017.

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Report: Even With Excessive Profits, Gas Utilities Hike Rates

Posted on Jun 13, 2017

The result: a steady uptick in natural gas delivery costs, which has cut into savings from historically low natural gas prices.

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BLOG: TCCFUI Applauds Hike & Bike Legislation

Posted on Jun 7, 2017

TCCFUI calls upon Gov. Greg Abbott to sign House Bill 931, which should lead to more hike-and-bike trails.

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BLOG: 85th Texas Legislature Update

Posted on May 26, 2017

The Texas Coalition of Cities for Utility Issues has been following scores of bills.

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BLOG: Pro-Consumer Legislation Advances

Posted on May 11, 2017

SB 1976 has been given the green light by the Texas House and Senate, and now heads to the governor for his signature.

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BLOG: ERCOT Establishes New “Risk Desk”

Posted on May 9, 2017

The new Risk Desk allows technicians to improve the accuracy of their wind and solar forecasts.

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BLOG: 3rd Time the Charm for RRC Sunset Bill?

Posted on May 5, 2017

House Bill 1818 would authorize the Railroad Commission’s continued operations for 12 years.

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BLOG: ERCOT Releases New Power Forecasts

Posted on May 2, 2017

Texas should have enough generation capacity to keep the lights on during peak use periods this summer and fall.

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85th Texas Legislature: TCCFUI Watch List

Posted on Apr 27, 2017

Many of these bills — if adopted — could impact your home utility rates or impact municipal interactions with utilities.

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