Can a Renewables Boom Put Texans Back to Work?

2020-07-01T18:43:36+00:00

"David Arrington will always remember April 20, 2020. The Midland oilman woke up that Monday morning to a series of texts from friends. 'Hey, price of oil is getting low.'" Click Here »

Can a Renewables Boom Put Texans Back to Work?2020-07-01T18:43:36+00:00

New Documentary “Switch On” Combats Energy Poverty

2020-05-20T13:06:34+00:00

"For much of the past two years, Bureau of Economic Geology Director Scott W. Tinker has been traveling the world to film a crucial documentary that illustrates the crisis of energy poverty. Some 2.5 billion people live in some form of energy poverty today. Access to secure energy impacts all other major humanitarian issues, [...]

New Documentary “Switch On” Combats Energy Poverty2020-05-20T13:06:34+00:00

ERCOT reserve margin up for summer 2020, energy alerts still possible

2020-05-13T17:57:47+00:00

"ERCOT adjusted its peak load forecast to 75,200 MW to account for economic impacts related to COVID-19. The new forecast is 1,496 MW less than what was reported in the preliminary summer SARA and increases the summer 2020 reserve margin to 12.6%, up from 10.6%. However, the new forecast is still higher than ERCOT’s [...]

ERCOT reserve margin up for summer 2020, energy alerts still possible2020-05-13T17:57:47+00:00

How will batteries plug into Texas’ power grid?

2020-02-05T16:46:40+00:00

"....Batteries are on the cusp of .... making intermittent power sources such as wind and solar into a supply as dependable as natural gas.....Utilities want to invest in the lucrative market......But power generators are fighting to keep utilities out......." https://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/article/How-will-batteries-plug-into-Texas-power-grid-15031826.php  

How will batteries plug into Texas’ power grid?2020-02-05T16:46:40+00:00

Renewable Energy / Real Estate Attorney Position – Austin, Texas

2019-11-26T12:58:06+00:00

Renewable Energy/Real Estate Attorney – Minimum 2 years related work experience required. Austin, Texas law firm is adding an attorney to work on renewable energy and real estate transactions. The ideal candidate will have commercial real estate and renewable energy transactions experience. Responsibilities will include: · Assist clients with title, survey and mineral issues [...]

Renewable Energy / Real Estate Attorney Position – Austin, Texas2019-11-26T12:58:06+00:00

FERC poised to make permit decisions on four LNG export projects in Texas

2019-11-18T12:33:47+00:00

"Federal regulators appear poised to make permit decisions on the applications submitted by four liquefied natural gas export terminals in Texas.....After more than three years of review, commissioners with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission have placed permit decisions for the four projects on the agenda for the agency's Thursday morning meeting."   https://www.chron.com/business/energy/article/FERC-poised-to-make-permit-decisions-on-four-LNG-14840867.php [...]

FERC poised to make permit decisions on four LNG export projects in Texas2019-11-18T12:33:47+00:00

Wholesale Power Prices Surge in Texas’ ERCOT Market

2019-08-13T11:46:34+00:00

"The extreme heat that sent electricity demand and prices surging to record levels in Texas on Monday is threatening to do it all over again on Tuesday. [On Monday,] [w]holesale power prices jumped 36,000% to average as much as $6,537.45 a megawatt-hour across the Texas power grid." https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-12/searing-texas-heat-pushes-power-prices-to-near-record-levels

Wholesale Power Prices Surge in Texas’ ERCOT Market2019-08-13T11:46:34+00:00

Exxon’s Power Play Points to Texas’ Future

2018-12-11T12:59:39+00:00

"As stories about the energy transition go, Big Oil going big on solar power in the heart of America’s biggest oil patch is as transitiony as it gets. Besides the symbolism of  Exxon Mobil Corp. signing up for 250 megawatts of solar power (plus the same amount of wind power) in the Permian basin, though, it [...]

Exxon’s Power Play Points to Texas’ Future2018-12-11T12:59:39+00:00

Austin, Texas Law Firm – Looking to hire Renewable Energy / Commercial Real Estate Associate Attorney.

2018-11-26T12:44:03+00:00

Austin, Texas law firm, Stahl, Bernal, Davies, Sewell & Chavarria LLP, seeks associate attorney for its Renewable Energy and Real Estate practice areas. Experience with Renewable Energy or Commercial Real Estate transactions preferred. Send resume to kkaiser@sbaustinlaw.com. Firm information - www.sbaustinlaw.com

Austin, Texas Law Firm – Looking to hire Renewable Energy / Commercial Real Estate Associate Attorney.2018-11-26T12:44:03+00:00

US FERC chair sees plan on LNG permitting in days; LaFleur hopes for middle ground on pipes

2018-07-18T12:51:35+00:00

"US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Kevin McIntyre said Tuesday that a formal agreement is likely "in the coming days" with other agencies to streamline permitting and trim LNG project review timelines. His comments come as industry and lawmakers have aired concerns that staff shortfalls at FERC could slow reviews even as US LNG [...]

US FERC chair sees plan on LNG permitting in days; LaFleur hopes for middle ground on pipes2018-07-18T12:51:35+00:00