Sitemap - 2023 - The Texas Energy and Power Newsletter

Watch "Putting the Pieces Together for a Reliable, Affordable, and Sustainable Grid"

Consumer Costs at Heart of Conflict Between ERCOT and the Independent Market Monitor

Join me at these events over the next week

Punishment for Batteries while Gas Skates Free

ERCOT Needs an Independent Review

Subscriber Chat Thursday for PUC Open Meeting

What does ERCOT’s Failed Procurement Mean?

PUC attempts to rein in ERCOT, protect consumers

On the Ballot: A Taxpayer Funded Bank for Gas Plants

A Peek at the Summit

Performative and Perfunctory “Preparedness”

ERCOT’s summer review is misleading and incomplete

ERCOT calculates a 1:7 chance of outages in December; could be worse in January and February

Quick previews of upcoming PUC and ERCOT Board meetings

Skate to Where the Puck Is Going

Join Me at These Upcoming Events

Subscriber Chat tomorrow during the PUCT Open Meeting

A new era for Texas' rural electric co-ops, or more lumps of coal?

ERCOT Has More Questions to Answer

Is ERCOT attempting to "eighty-six" batteries?

Ask Me Anything during the ERCOT Board Meeting Thursday morning

The PUC's Priorities

Ask Me Anything During PUC and ERCOT Board meetings

The Road Not Taken

ERCOT, and Texas, Need a Different Kind of Growth

THURSDAY: Live Blogging the PUC

A Year of the IRA in Texas: More Solar, Storage, Jobs, and Investment

To Increase Reliability, Texas Needs a Genius Grid

To Avoid Power Outages, We Need to Diversify Supply

Winter Is Coming — and With It, a Higher Likelihood of Power Outages

Of Heat Waves and Waves of Utility Shutoffs

The Heat is On

TODAY: Ask Me Anything in the Subscriber Chat

Texas Has Never Had a Summer Blackout — Here’s Why That May Change

The Potential for A New Era at the Texas PUC

A Match Made in Texas

Is the Texas Power Grid Fixed Yet?

A Free Market, If You Can Keep It

The Final Countdown

An Unmitigated — and Uncapped — Disaster

The Most Important Bills You Aren’t Talking About

House Call: An Opportunity to Improve Grid Reliability in Texas

Mixed Message Delivered in the (Political) Theater of the Absurd

The Legislature Enters the Final Month; Grid Discussions Gain Momentum

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The CONE of Uncertainty

Texas Consumers Hang in the Balance

Senate's power plant buying spree would cost $8 billion more than early estimates

Let Them Eat Gas

Texas Legislature Moves to Raise Taxes

Texas Senate Prefers A State Monopoly To Competition

Grid Reliability — on Wheels

ERCOT's Bridge to Nowhere

Lack of vision impedes grid progress in Texas

A reliable and low cost grid is closer than you think

Local Outages Are Still Outages

What ERCOT knows and isn't telling us

Looking for Reliability in All the Wrong Places