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The next great Texas energy resource: Renewable energy in the 2020s

by Matt Kapinos and Hayden Harms, in Texas Lawyer Posted 01/23/2020 Battery storage looms on the horizon as a potential game changer in our use of renewable energy but the technology, while rapidly improving, will not eliminate the need for fossil-fuel generation. More Information Link: http://www.ercot.com/gridinfo/resourceClick the Source Link below for […]

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PSO officially retires Oklaunion coal plant

by Tom Kleckner, RTO Insider Posted 01/23/2020 Public Service Company of Oklahoma formally notified ERCOT on Tuesday that it will retire the coal-fired Oklaunion Power Station in the Texas Panhandle.Click the Source Link below for the full article. Source Link: https://rtoinsider.com/public-service-company-of-oklahoma-retires-oklaunion-coal-plant-153233/

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2020 Outlook: 10 trends driving the US power sector

by Larry Pearl, Utility Dive Posted 01/13/2020 From utilities to states to grid operators, the energy transformation is accelerating, but significant challenges remain.Click the Source Link below for the full article. Source Link: https://www.utilitydive.com/news/2020-outlook-10-trends-driving-the-us-power-sector/570189/

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Why Texas missed a nationwide drop in power prices

by L.M. Sixel, Houston Chronicle Posted 01/13/2020 A brutal heat wave meant Texas’ wholesale power prices failed to drop like those in most of the rest of the country.Click the Source Link below for the full article. Source Link: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/energy/article/Why-Texas-missed-a-nationwide-drop-in-power-prices-14966381.php

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CenterPoint rate decision delayed to continue settlement talks

by Kelso King, Grid Monitor Posted 12/13/2019 Open Meeting Discussion A file stamped letter from CenterPoint was hand-delivered to the commissioners at the beginning of their discussion of this case. CenterPoint informed the Commission that settlement talks addressing the issues in this docket are ongoing and parties believe additional time would be […]

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