Where will your power come from? Big decisions ahead for Texas

original article by: Chris Tomlinson
Houston Chronicle
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Something has got to give when it comes to how Texas generates, transmits and sells electricity.

In particular, Texas lawmakers need to reconsider how generators get paid for wholesale electricity by ERCOT, the semi-governmental agency that manages the grid in most of Texas. Prices have dropped so low that electric companies say they cannot afford to invest in the new power plants the state will eventually need to keep the lights on.

— Houston Chronicle