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ERCOT Program Cut Natural Gas Supply During Winter Storm

A program designed to save power during periods of high electricity demand actually cut off some of Texas' natural gas supply to customers during the severe winter storm that caused…


ERCOT Unveils Plan for Invoicing Default Uplift Charges

ERCOT market participants are grappling with the resulting financial fallout from winter storm Uri, which devastated Texas in February. Many are now familiar with actions the Texas Public Utility Commission…


$8 Billion Proposals Could Bring New Gas-Fired Plants to Texas
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An energy investment group told Texas regulators the company has a plan to help solve some of that state's electricity reliability issues, proposing a plan similar to one put forth…


The Natural Gas Flame Continues to Burn Bright

The natural gas sector is well aware of the challenges facing the fossil fuel industry, but analysts say gas has attributes that will keep it a big part of the…


More Blackout Fallout: New Texas PUC Chair Resigns

Arthur D'Andrea, the chair of the Texas Public Utility Commission (PUC), who took the post just two weeks ago, has resigned. D'Andrea was the only remaining PUC commissioner and is…