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Texas is the 10th-ranked state for U.S. solar capacity, according to a study published Thursday by the Solar Energy Industries Association, a trade group.
A pair of Houston-based power generators allege in a lawsuit filed this week in state court that a new transmission line planned for the Houston area is expensive and unnecessary.
Texas power plants should be able to meet spring and summer electricity demand, the state’s grid operator said Monday.
The 84th session of the Texas Legislature is in full swing, with scores of bills already filed that could end up helping or harming Texas energy consumers.
The number of Texans working in the solar industry increased last year by more than 2,800, a sign that the industry is making headwinds in the Lone Star State.
The amount of wind power generated in the state cracked the 10 percent threshold last year for the first time as the industry continues to make strides in the western and Panhandle regions of Texas.
One of the most important rooms in the state is one few Texans will ever see.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas aims to have backup reserves of at least 13.75 percent of the state’s peak electricity demand.
Houston-based CenterPoint Energy had argued the 130-mile line was critical to ensuring the long-term access to reliable electricity in the Houston region.
Increased electric resources should keep the Texas power grid sufficiently supplied through the expected colder-than-normal winter season, officials for the state’s grid operator said Friday.