Tag Archive: ERCOT

Sep 30 2014

Energy Report: Says Electricity Policy Should Focus on Reliability, Affordability

.With booming economic and population growth fueling a growing demand for electricity, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today released a report urging policymakers and elected officials to discontinue costly subsidies and tax breaks driving development of new electricity generation and allow a more market-driven approach to providing reliable power to millions of Texas consumers when they …

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Feb 14 2013

Texas Electricity Market Study

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Just one way Texas generates electricity An analysis of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas’s competitive electricity market shows that reliability concerns can be best addressed through Texas’ world-class, energy-only market rather than through creating a “capacity” market, which would raise electricity prices for Texas consumers. The analysis is detailed in a new study, Does …

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Aug 09 2011

Heat wave, drought to continue

In response to the unprecedented wave of scorching temperatures blanketing rainless Texas Governor Rick Perry has released the following statement: “Because of the extreme heat that has created an unprecedented demand on the state’s energy grid, and will no relief in sight, all Texas residents and businesses are being asked to conserve energy,” he said.  …

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