News Round-Up: March 2024

News Round-Up: March 2024

San Antonio Express-News: ERCOT program cost Texas utilities an extra $90 million during January freeze, market monitor says Feb. 28  — As Texans drove power demand to a wintertime record high during last month’s deep freeze, power companies paid $90 million in...
News Round-Up: March 2024

News Round-Up: October 2023

KRIS 6 NEWS: ERCOT CEO discusses reliability and challenges for the power grid Oct. 23 — If they didn’t before, many learned about the Electric Reliability Council of Texas or better known as ERCOT, in February 2021. When ERCOT’s power grid failed during a...
News Round-Up: July 22-July 29

News Round-Up: July 22-July 29

Houston Chronicle (Commentary): Path to a carbon neutral future is through the Texas Railroad Commission July 29 — Texas must remain a global leader in affordable and reliable energy, but this ambition must also include a commitment to a carbon neutral future and a...
News Round-Up: July 22-July 29

News Round-Up: May 14-May 21

Houston Chronicle: West Texas rancher pours $2 million into Sarah Stogner’s underdog campaign for statewide oil and gas board seatMay 17 — Ashley Watt, who owns a 75,000-acre ranch in the Permian Basin, is helping bankroll a substantial TV ad buy in the final two...
News Round-Up: July 22-July 29

News Round-Up: April 2-April 8

CW39 — Texas PUC adopts new ‘Middle Mile Broadband’ rule to help bring internet access to unserved areasApril 3 — This week, the Public Utility Commission (PUC) voted unanimously to pass the Middle Mile Broadband rule, aiming to increase internet access in unserved...