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Posted by OCSC on Jul 31, 2020

Houston Chronicle: Electricity subsidy remains secret to most Texans, critics say.

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Blog: Salary, Benefits Info for New CenterPoint CEO

Posted by OCSC on Jul 10, 2020

CenterPoint’s new CEO will receive a base salary of $1.35 million per year, plus a sign-on equity stock award valued at $1 million, according to news reports.

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BLOG: Citing Ratepayer Risk, Texas Regulators Reject Wind Proposal

Posted by OCSC on Jul 8, 2020

SWEPCO had not shown the out-of-state wind facilities would result in lower costs for Texas customers, according to regulators.

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