Oil and gas companies get a pass-through provision from Cornyn; wind energy companies may have a harder road ahead.
Scientists at UT predict that by 2019, the state will get more energy from wind than coal.
Investments in transmission lines from wind-producing regions bring options, savings, and reliability to consumers.
Plus: Rick Perry’s investment in batteries, NRG layoffs, and an interactive map of wind farms.
More than 10 percent of the nation’s energy is consumed in Texas.
The current energy secretary was a big proponent of wind power as governor of Texas. The signs now point to a change of heart.
An energy plan in two parts: don’t screw up what we have going for us, and don’t settle for what we’ve done so far.
Plus: U.S. Representative Louis Gohmert introduces legislation around fracking.
The conservative interim city manager just made Georgetown one of the first cities in the U.S. to be entirely renewable. The reasons why he did it are reasons even Ted Cruz could get behind.
Valley residents will still have to drive to Houston or Austin for their affordably-priced Swedish furniture, but the home decor company is investing big in energy in the windy part of the state.