News Round-Up: March 26-April 1

News Round-Up: March 26-April 1

KUT: Texas power grid, energy sectors facing elevated Russian cyber threats during war in Ukraine March 31  — Russian hackers have been probing Texas’ energy infrastructure for weak points in digital systems that would allow them to steal sensitive information or...
News Round-Up: March 26-April 1

News Round-Up: March 12-March 18

Politico: Blackouts on the Texas ballot March 14 —  The state experienced a winter storm last month that was viewed as a potential test for the new measures put in place. But experts contend it wasn’t as strong as the 2021 storm and couldn’t fully test the...
News Round-Up: March 26-April 1

News Round-Up: March 5-March 11

Texas Tribune: Texas lawmakers back U.S. ban on Russian oil imports and call for increased domestic production March 8 —  Texas Republicans spent much of Monday demanding nearly unfettered drilling and pipeline usage across North America — policies Biden officials...
News Round-Up: March 26-April 1

News Round-Up: February 12-18

Texas Tribune: A year after the electric grid failed, Texas focuses on reliability, not climate change Feb. 15 — Transitioning sources of electricity to cleaner fuels is one of the best tools humanity has to fight climate change — which brings severe weather that...
News Round-Up: March 26-April 1

News Round-Up: January 31-February 5

Austin American-Statesman: Dips in natural gas production could be a concern for Texas power grid, ERCOT chief says Jan. 28 — The top executive of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas said he’s concerned that declines in natural gas production when temperatures...
News Round-Up: March 26-April 1

News Round-Up: January 3-8

KERA: Energy expert says Texas should weatherize natural gas to prevent future blackouts Jan. 3 — Some regions of the state have seen below freezing temperatures over the last few days, leaving some Texans worried the electrical grid could fail, as it did last...