BLOG: Federal Study Examines Electric Reliability, Natural Gas

Posted on Nov 20, 2017

Texas experienced rolling blackouts in 2011 after several gas-fired plants shut down during a major cold front.

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BLOG: Wind Power to Surpass Coal in Texas, Expert Predicts

Posted on Nov 6, 2017

There may be a dramatic reversal in fortunes for a generation source that has been a power market mainstay.

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BLOG: Despite generation retirements, ERCOT projects sufficient power

Posted on Nov 2, 2017

Latest ERCOT projects shows state with sufficient power in coming months, despite plant retirements.

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BLOG: Proposed Oncor deal better than previous ones, advocates say

Posted on Oct 13, 2017

California-based company’s offer receives satisfactory marks — albeit preliminary ones — from consumer groups.

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BLOG: Critics Warn Proposals Could Hike Houston Power Costs

Posted on Oct 12, 2017

The Texas PUC will consider the proposals during an Oct. 13 work session.

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BLOG: New PUC Chair Raises Questions about Oncor-Sharyland Swap

Posted on Sep 28, 2017

“I’m not trying to do anything that would be a deal killer,” the new PUC chair said.

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BLOG: Solar Strides Raise Rate Case Challenges

Posted on Sep 20, 2017

Oncor Electric rescinded a solar proposal in the face of predictably stiff opposition.

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BLOG: Texas Solar Growth Among Nation’s Highest

Posted on Sep 13, 2017

Texas is projected to have the second largest solar market in the nation within five years.

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BLOG: ERCOT Reports Sufficient Generation

Posted on Sep 8, 2017

System reliability shouldn’t be undermined by the lingering effects of Hurricane Harvey.

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BLOG: Editorial Blasts Flawed GRIP Program

Posted on Sep 5, 2017

The incremental hikes have been coming fast, one after another. And like a leaky faucet, they’re expensive over time.

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