A state’s primary power grid operator faces a lawsuit that could determine whether it faces future legal liability.
CenterPoint’s sale of a big natural gas retail asset closed earlier this month for substantially less than initially anticipated.
ERCOT continued to set new records for wind output. Wind resources produced a record of 19,672 megawatts on Jan. 21. On Nov. 25, wind provided a record 58 percent of total load.
The analysis also found that almost 90 percent of the surveyed cities nationwide had more than doubled their total installed solar photovoltaic capacity between 2013 and 2019.
The move marks only the latest retreat from competitive markets for CenterPoint, which is best known for the regulated transmission and distribution networks it operates around Houston and the Gulf Coast.
Under a new law, the Texas Public Utility Commission now posts utility safety reports online.