News Round-Up: October 6-17

News Round-Up: October 6-17

KXAN: Texans sue ERCOT over ‘negligent management’ of power grid during winter storm Oct. 8 — More than 270 Texans from across the state are suing the Electric Reliability Council of Texas for “negligent management” of the power grid during the February winter...
News Round-Up: October 6-17

News Round-Up: September 25-October 2

Texas Tribune: Texas senators blast regulator for power grid winterization loophole lawmakers wrote into law Sept. 28 — The law says the state’s natural gas system won’t be required to prepare for extreme weather until 2022 at the earliest and allows...
News Round-Up: October 6-17

News Round-Up: September 12-September 18

Houston company hopes to store renewable energy in salt domes Sept. 15 —  It’s compressed air that, when released, will turn a turbine to generate electricity in a pinch. It’s being called a mechanical battery, and if the company can wrap up Series A...
News Round-Up: October 6-17

News Round-Up: September 4-September 11

San Antonio Express-News: Power-hungry Texas looks at ways to cut demand for electricity Sept. 7 — The winter storm-related power outages and summer warnings to conserve power have had Texas lawmakers and officials talking about how to improve the state’s...
News Round-Up: October 6-17

News Round-Up: August 28- September 3

Alice Echo-News Journal: A new solar energy farm will be built in Orange Grove Sept. 3 — Advanced Power, an independent developer, owner and asset manager of modern power infrastructure that has recently made a series of significant investments in the development of...
News Round-Up: October 6-17

News Round-Up: Aug. 21- Aug. 27

S&P Global: ERCOT generation and transmission winterization rules proposed for publication Aug. 25 — Generation and transmission entities in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas would have to complete by Dec. 1 “all actions necessary to prevent a...