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NRG, Calpine challenge Houston transmission project in new lawsuit

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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.
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NRG reports $119 million in fourth quarter profits

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The company, which both generates power and supplies it to retail customers, also saw its net income for 2014 rise to $134 million, up from a $386 million loss in 2013.
(Bill Montgomery/Houston Chronicle)

Texans who don’t use enough power hit with penalty fees

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Many Texans receive penalty fees on their electric bills for not using enough power.
(Johnny Hanson /Houston Chronicle file photo)

Public Utility Commission ruling allows transmission line to move forward

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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.
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Veteran lobbyist to lead to lead new NRG Home business

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NRG Energy has tapped veteran Washington lobbyist Steve McBee to lead its newly-created NRG Home division.
NRG Energy's W.A. Parish power plant in Fort Bend County will begin capturing some of its carbon emissions in 2016. (NRG Energy photo)

Cool temperatures cut into NRG’s 2014 results, as the company bets on home solar

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In a call Wednesday, executives at NRG Energy discussed third-quarter results held back by a cool summer before offering a very hot projection for growth in the company’s home solar business.
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Lawyers to debate $590 million Houston transmission project

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State regulators could decide as soon as next month whether a proposed $590 million transmission line to the Houston area will be allowed to move forward.
( Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle )

Houston nonprofit banking on solar

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Officials at the nonprofit say the savings from going solar will be redirected back into its mission.
(Bill Montgomery photo/Houston Chronicle)

Texas power grid has first rotating outages since 2011

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The state’s power grid experienced rotating outages for the first time since 2011 late Wednesday afternoon after a pair of power plants went offline.
A new solar-diesel powered disaster relief vehicle and 26-foot trailer is put on display at Reliant Center Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Houston. The vehicle is designed to deliver immediate power, emergency shelter, access to news and information and Wi-Fi internet connectivity to those in need. ( Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle )

NRG reports $97 million loss as it outlines reorganization

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NRG Energy Inc. suffered a $97 million in the second quarter, the company reported Thursday as it outlined plans to reorganize.