Putting the hold on Streamlined Ratemaking

Putting the hold on Streamlined Ratemaking

A proposal to streamline the ratemaking process — described as an “emerging issue” in the most recent Scope of Competition report by the Texas Public Utility Commission — has been temporarily put on hold by the agency. Some lawmakers apparently don’t...
Keeping Score in the Texas House

Keeping Score in the Texas House

Here’s a little inside baseball for everybody who’s keeping score. During the last three sessions of the Texas Legislature, almost all major bills relating to electric service passed through the House Committee on Regulated Industries. But under plans for the new...
King’s $300 million Clean Coal initiative

King’s $300 million Clean Coal initiative

Investors in so-called “clean coal” technology may soon have 300 million more reasons to start building in Texas. House Bill 469, filed late last month by state Rep. Phil King, R-Weatherford, would provide up to $100 million in tax credits for the first three power...