Electricity Looking Hot, Hot, Hot in Texas

2020-06-15T12:37:55+00:00

"Texas is expected to be one of the only U.S. power markets with higher electricity demand this summer, which bodes for an exciting few months for some energy companies .....The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the grid operator for roughly 90% of Texas’s electric load, expects to set another record for peak electricity demand [...]

Electricity Looking Hot, Hot, Hot in Texas2020-06-15T12:37:55+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 Law Conference – Austin, TX – Jan. 27-28, 2020

2020-01-08T14:04:51+00:00

Join leading attorneys and industry experts in wind, solar, and storage for two days of the latest developments affecting renewable energy in Texas and nationwide. The 15th Annual Renewable Energy Law Conference blends law, economics, technology, finance, tax, and regulatory policy. The conference aims to inform industry participants, legal and financial advisers, as well [...]

Renewable Energy Law Conference – Austin, TX – Jan. 27-28, 20202020-01-08T14:04:51+00:00

AWEA celebrates extension of wind energy PTC

2020-01-06T13:34:23+00:00

"American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) CEO Tom Kiernan recently released a statement celebrating the extension of the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC). The extension was included in a spending and tax bill that President Trump signed into law on Dec. 20, 2019. The package will extend for one year the PTC under section [...]

AWEA celebrates extension of wind energy PTC2020-01-06T13:34:23+00:00

Battery storage on verge of changing Texas power grid

2019-12-19T16:46:25+00:00

"Texas is carving out a leadership position in adopting large-scale battery storage as battery prices fall, technology improves and electricity demand grows, potentially paving the way for renewable power to dominate the state’s energy mix." https://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/energy/article/Battery-storage-on-verge-changing-Texas-power-grid-14918327.php

Battery storage on verge of changing Texas power grid2019-12-19T16:46:25+00:00

Renewable Energy Law Conference – Austin, TX – Jan. 27-28, 2020

2019-12-17T12:14:41+00:00

Join leading attorneys and industry experts in wind, solar, and storage for two days of the latest developments affecting renewable energy in Texas and nationwide. The 15th Annual Renewable Energy Law Conference blends law, economics, technology, finance, tax, and regulatory policy. The conference aims to inform industry participants, legal and financial advisers, as well as key legislative [...]

Renewable Energy Law Conference – Austin, TX – Jan. 27-28, 20202019-12-17T12:14:41+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

Texas rules in favor of wind and solar

2019-01-31T12:55:48+00:00

"Texas regulators have ruled that any renewable generation source connected to the state’s HVAC [(high voltage alternating current )] grid does not have to account for marginal losses, as the market turbulence it would cause isn’t worth the benefit, and it would go against the original spirit of the project." https://pv-magazine-usa.com/2019/01/30/texas-powergrid-rules-for-wind-and-solar/ [...]

Texas rules in favor of wind and solar2019-01-31T12:55:48+00:00