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A 3,000-mile network of transmission lines designed to bring wind-generated power from West Texas to homes and businesses from Dallas to San Antonio should be fully operational by Tuesday, year’s end.
U.S. electricity sales are on track to fall again in 2013, likely marking the fifth time in six years that Americans have bought less power than the year before, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
The water saved by shifting a power plant from coal to natural gas is 25 to 50 times as great as the amount of water required to extract the natural gas through hydraulic fracturing, according to a University of Texas study released Thursday.
There’s a new traffic cop directing electricity flows to 2.8 million power customers in Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas.
The rise of solar power and environmental regulations could pose a threat to the utility industry in 2014 and beyond, according to a new forecast from the credit rating firm.
Blackstone, a private equity firm, will buy three gas-fired generators in Texas for $685 million in cash from Direct Energy, the company announced Wednesday.
Nevada utility regulators gave their approval Monday for the sale of the state’s largest electric utility to a company controlled by billionaire Warren Buffett.
The nation’s oil capital has become a model for progress in electrically powered vehicles, boasting the nation’s third-largest municipal hybrid fleet, according to new report from advocacy group Electrification Coalition.
Last week the TCEQ issued a proposed rule to allow it to regulate greenhouse gas sources under the Clean Air Act’s Prevention of Significant Deterioration Program. No surprise here. Texas business asked the state legislature to “authorize” the TCEQ to do this because it is more streamlined to have one permitting authority, and because of […]