July 23, 2024

Rayburn Country Electric Cooperative

Texas Reliability Entity
Texas RE: Winterization Activities in ‘Good Shape’
The Texas Reliability Entity says ERCOT generators’ winterization efforts are in “pretty good shape” in preparing for a NERC cold-weather standard.
SCOTUS Won’t Take up Texas Appeal of ROFR Law
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up an appeal of a lower court’s ruling that a Texas law giving incumbent transmission companies the first right of refusal to build new transmission lines was unconstitutional.
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Texas Petitions SCOTUS to Review ROFR Ruling
Texas is taking its defense of the state's ROFR law to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the justices to review a 2022 ruling by the 5th Circuit.
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5th Circuit Finds in Favor of NextEra’s ROFR Appeal
A federal appeals court has ruled that Texas’ right-of-first-refusal law violates the dormant Commerce Clause, granting NextEra's appeal of the legislation.
Texas Admin Monitor
PUC Workshop Takes First Stab at Market Changes
Texas regulators discussed with ERCOT market participants potential changes to an energy market that has been virtually untouched for almost 20 years.
Texas Admin Monitor
Texas PUC Hearings Begin on $2.9B ERCOT Securitization
The Texas PUC began hearings over ERCOT's request for a pair of debt-obligation orders to finance $2.9 billion incurred during the February winter storm.
Texas Admin Monitor
ERCOT Briefs: Week of July 19, 2021
ERCOT has filed to finance $2.9 billion in market debt stemming from high-priced market transactions during February’s devastating winter storm.
Cramton, Garza Discuss ‘Lessons Learned from Texas’ After Feb. Storm
Beth Garza and Peter Cramton briefed the NECA on lessons Northeastern stakeholders could take from ERCOT's experience during the February winter storm.
Securitization Offers Texas a Way Forward
Texas lawmakers are considering securitization as a way to help market participants and customers saddled with costs from the February winter storm.
NextEra Appeals Court Decision on Texas ROFR Law
NextEra subsidiaries appealed a ruling that upheld a Texas law giving incumbent transmission companies the right of first refusal to build power lines.

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