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Utility News Round-Up Feb. 7-14

Utility News Round-Up Feb. 7-14

CBS Dallas: ERCOT Expecting Record Electricity Use During Extreme Cold Feb. 11 — The Electric Reliability Council of Texas said Thursday, Feb. 11, it is expecting record electric use as a result of the extreme cold temperatures that have already reached much of...
Utility News Round-Up Feb. 7-14

News Round-Up Jan. 30-Feb. 6

Houston Chronicle: Texas lost nearly 60,000 oil and gas jobs in 2020, trade group says Feb. 4 — Nearly 60,000 oil exploration and production jobs in Texas were lost in 2020, a staggering figure that underscores the deep industry wounds caused by the global...
Utility News Round-Up Feb. 7-14

News Round-Up Jan. 23-Jan. 29

Odessa American:Leeward Renewable Energy to Acquire Solar Development Platform from First Solar Jan. 26 — Through the agreement, CyrusOne will significantly reduce its CO2 emissions over the term of the contract. The purchase is equivalent to meeting 100% of the power...
Utility News Round-Up Feb. 7-14

News Round-Up Jan. 16-Jan. 22

The Guardian: Electric vehicles close to ‘tipping point’ of mass adoption Jan. 22 — Sales increase 43% globally in 2020 as plunging battery costs mean the cars will soon be the cheapest vehicles to buy. — READ MORE Utility Dive: Biden moves to rejoin Paris...
Utility News Round-Up Feb. 7-14

News Round-Up Jan. 9-Jan. 15

FOX 4: Atmos could have prevented explosion that killed Dallas girl  Jan. 12 — Investigators believe Atmos Energy should have done more to prevent the natural gas explosion that killed a 12-year-old Dallas girl. They unanimously agreed that Atmos is to blame for...
Utility News Round-Up Feb. 7-14

NEWS ROUND-UP: Jan. 1-Jan. 8

Utility Dive:  Democrats to take Senate majority after Georgia victories. Here’s how it could impact the power sector. Jan. 7 — Democratic candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff defeated their respective Republican opponents in Georgia’s Senate...