News Round-Up: October 6-17

News Round-Up: October 6-17

Utility Dive: These 7 efficiency policies could help Texas avoid $8B in new gas plants, ACEEE says Oct. 14 — A set of seven residential energy efficiency and demand response programs deployed “aggressively” to Texas electric customers over five years...
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...