News Round-Up: May 8-14

News Round-Up: May 8-14

KXAN: Proposed power outage alert system aims to improve communication in future winter storms May 10 — Texas lawmakers have spent hours discussing legislation aimed at addressing the failures of the state’s power grid, infrastructure and lack of reliable...
News Round-Up: May 8-14

News Round-Up: May 1-7

WFAA Here’s how much winterizing the Texas power grid could impact your power bill May 2 — The cost to construct a one-gigawatt power plant is roughly $1 billion. So, winterizing it would cost about $10 million, he said. —  READ MORE   El Paso Times: El Paso...
News Round-Up: May 8-14

News Round-Up: April 24-30

Fox 4: Oncor requests nearly $100 million in rate hikes April 27 — “Cities are looking after residential and commercial rate payers. It is the cities who protect rate payers to greatest degree,” said Don Knight, Dallas city attorney. —  READ MORE  ...
News Round-Up: May 8-14

News Round-Up: April 17-23

Texas Tribune: Texas House targets power grid flaw that cut electricity to natural gas facilities and worsened February blackouts April 19 — The Texas House on Monday gave initial approval to a series of bills aimed at preventing another massive power failure,...
News Round-Up: May 8-14

News Round-Up: April 10-16

San Antonio Express News: Faith groups urge Texas lawmakers to shield consumers from winter storm fallout April 12 — The Network of Texas Industrial Areas Foundation Organizations, a coalition of interfaith service groups, joined The Metropolitan Organization of...
News Round-Up: May 8-14

News Round-Up: April 2-9

KTRK: TX Senate passes bill to overhaul state’s electricity market after winter storm March 31 — The Texas Senate on Monday unanimously approved a sweeping bill that would overhaul the state’s electricity industry and infrastructure, including...