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Cumulatively, the charges have totaled more than $6.6 billion. Utility customers — both home users or businesses — have had them included with their transmission and distribution rates.
SWEPCO had not shown the out-of-state wind facilities would result in lower costs for Texas customers, according to regulators.
The COVID-19 Electricity Relief Program applies only to residential customers in areas with retail electric deregulation.
CenterPoint serves as the primary electric transmission and distribution utility and natural gas utility for Houston, its surrounding areas and for a large swath of the Texas Gulf Coast.
The 100-year-old Cox Act marked the beginning of city, state cooperation in utility regulation.
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.