A PUC resignation and a deluge of filed bills are among recent winter-storm political developments.
Battery storage, transmission siting and potentially expensive regulatory changes — these utility-related issues and others are included in bills now pending before the Texas Legislature.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who leads the Texas Senate, has announced committee assignments.
How the PUC ultimately regulates EV charging stations will affect both the state’s power grid and the experience of individual consumers. Analysts expect tens of thousands of additional electric vehicles on Texas roadways within just a few years.
Lawmakers have filed more than 900 bills in advance of the 2021 session — including bills relating to energy and ratepayer issues.
The 2019 Regular Session of the Texas Legislature adjourned sine die on Monday, May 27.