Jan. 27 — If the PUC approves the deal, NextEra could be forced to comply with the state’s so-called “ring fence” provision, which mandates that transmission and distribution companies like Oncor can’t own power generation or retail electricity companies. If it acquires Oncor, NextEra could have to get rid of Houston-based Gexa, a retail electric company, as well as some of its Texas wind farms.

— Houston Chronicle