Blog Keep Reading … Stay up to date with TCCFUI. Click through the category shortcuts for more utility news. Cities Electricity Gas Telecom Rates and Service Regulatory Action Renewable Energy Legislature Media Reports Cities Save the Date: TCCFUI to Host Annual Seminar in Houston on October 26-27 by TCCFUI | Aug 2, 2023TCCFUI’s annual seminar is open to members and non-members, and attendees can claim CLE credit. Electricity New ERCOT Seasonal Report Predicts Very High Energy Reserves for Fall 2023 by TCCFUI | Sep 22, 2023The report projects planning reserves at 53.7 percent, well above a 13.75 percent historical target. Gas Texas Railroad Commission Receives New Funding, Regulatory Duties by TCCFUI | Oct 12, 2023Chair Craddick described new legislative funding for inspections, energy mapping and other purposes. Telecom Court Sides With Rural Broadband Providers in Universal Service Fund Dispute by TCCFUI | Jul 12, 2022The ruling marks an important victory for rural telecommunications service providers. Rates and Service CenterPoint Increases Revenues, Obtains Rate Hikes through Interim Rate Procedures by TCCFUI | May 2, 2023The company remains on track to make $43 billion in capital expenditures through 2030. Regulatory Action Texas Railroad Commission Considers Rules Pertaining to Energy Conservation Programs by TCCFUI | Oct 4, 2023The proposed rules modify part of the administrative code relating to Energy Conservation Programs. Renewable Energy Blog: Summer Energy Consumption, Renewable Use on the Rise in Texas by TCCFUI | Aug 12, 2020ERCOT CEO reports energy consumption in June nearly 1 percent higher than consumption during June 2019. Legislature Legislative Update: House version of SB 2012 Caps Costs of Controversial ERCOT changes by TCCFUI | Apr 25, 2023SB 2012 places limits on expensive Performance Credit Mechanism, authorized earlier by the PUC. Media Reports Investigative Report Highlights Gas Industry Price Gouging Accusations by TCCFUI | May 6, 2022Massive natural gas price increases during the 2021 power outages have set off a wave of litigation.