News Round-Up: October 6-17

News Round-Up: October 6-17

NBC DFW: Power Plants Will Be Ready for Winter, Gas System May Not Be: Vistra CEO Oct. 15 — The state’s largest power producer said Friday that it will spend more than $50 million to prepare its power plants for the upcoming winter, hoping to prevent a repeat of...
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...