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.
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.
If the forecast proves accurate, the 2020 summer peak will beat the all-time peak record set on August 12, 2019.