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Posted by OCSC on Feb 21, 2020

Houston Chronicle: CenterPoint Energy CEO out after rate-hike defeat, complaints from H-E-B.

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Blog: ERCOT CEO Calls New Solar Development the ‘Big Story’

Posted by OCSC on Feb 14, 2020

The ERCOT CEO outlines for lawmakers surprising solar development numbers, says industrial users want more of it.

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Blog: West Texas Oil and Gas Pose Challenges for Transmission Planners

Posted by OCSC on Feb 10, 2020

A timing disconnect between planning requirements for oil and transmission projects complicates ERCOT’s mission.

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