Abbott And Patrick Double Down On Natural Gas: $10 Billion Expansion Announced

Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced they would double the funding for a taxpayer-backed program that provides low-interest loans to build...

Majority of Texans Fear Grid Collapse This Summer

Most Texans think they're going to experience blackouts and that there will be a widespread failure of the electric grid. According to a new poll...

Energy Demand To Double By 2030: Can Texas Grid Handle The Surge?

Pablo Vegas, CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), said the company is projecting that the state will need to nearly double...

Texas Lawmakers Rethink Crypto Mining As Power Needs Soar By 2030

Texas lawmakers are reconsidering their previously welcoming stance on cryptocurrency mining after new projections estimate a massive increase in the state's electricity needs by...

ERCOT Issues Weather Watch, Texas Power Grid At Risk Amid Rising Temps

ERCOT has issued a Weather Watch for this Wednesday, warning that the Texas power grid may have lower reserves of electricity supply amid forecasted...

Data Center Boom Threatens Texas Power Grid

It’s not even summer yet, and the Texas power grid is already straining under demands because of high temperatures. One consistent worry is that...

Texas Energy Fund Boosts Natural Gas Power With Reimbursement Program

Texas energy regulators have finalized rules for a new $10 billion program to incentivize the construction of natural gas power plants. The Dallas Morning News...

Texas Grid Will Face Unprecedented Demand By 2030, Is ERCOT Ready?

The Texas power grid will face unprecedented demand for electricity by 2030, thanks to a growing number of industrial energy users in the state....

ERCOT Acknowledges Grid At Risk Of “Cascading Outages”

ERCOT, the state grid operator, has admitted that the Texas grid has transmission problems that "could lead to cascading outages.” This week, the Electric Reliability...

Climate Change Takes Center Stage at Houston’s Annual CERAWeek Conference

As the bustling streets of downtown Houston swell with the influx of attendees flocking to the annual CERAWeek conference, anticipation brewed for fresh faces...
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