July 20, 2024

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Clean Energy Escapes Texas Legislature’s Wrath
With the 88th Texas Legislature’s regular session now over, the general consensus is that the clean energy industry fared better than recent gloomy predictions.
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Uncertain Future for Texas’ Renewables Industry
The Texas Legislature is working to pass bills to facilitate fossil fuel energy generation but limit renewable energy generation.
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PUC, ERCOT Face More Heat from Texas Lawmakers
Texas lawmakers once again grilled the PUC and ERCOT over the commission's proposed market redesign.
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Overheard at GCPA’s 37th Fall Conference
The GCPA's annual fall conference treated attendees to panel discussions, an oral history of ERCOT, and a reenactment of the Lincoln-Douglas debates.
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Texas Lawmakers to Vet ERCOT Market Redesign
The head of Texas’ Public Utility Commission told state lawmakers they will get a chance to vet ERCOT’s market redesign next year before it becomes operational.
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Three More Directors Added to ERCOT Board
The Texas Public Utility Commission said that former U.S. Rep. Bill Flores (R) and two others had been selected to be directors on ERCOT’s board.
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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.
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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.
Abbott Signs Texas Grid Legislation into Law
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law a pair of comprehensive reform bills that he said would fix the “flaws” that lead to February’s power failure.
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Texas Legislators Finish Work on Electricity Market — for Now
The Texas Legislature has adjourned, having passed just enough reforms in the wake of February's arctic event to protect the ERCOT grid this summer.

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