Chamisa plans electricity storage facility in Texas

2016-11-23T15:01:53+00:00

Chamisa CAES at Tulia a New Mexico company is planning to build a compressed air energy storage facility in the Panhandle of Texas to take advantage of the wide price swings in the Texas wholesale power market and the ancillary services market. Chamisa of Santa Fe plans to build a 270-megawatt facility that uses electricity [...]

Chamisa plans electricity storage facility in Texas2016-11-23T15:01:53+00:00

As Texas worries about power generation, is answer underground?

2012-04-09T09:44:31+00:00

As a power-hungry Texas looks for more electricity generation, Chamisa Energy believes the solution may be underground: compressed air stored in man-made salt caverns in the Panhandle. The Santa Fe, N.M.-based company has a 514-acre site near Tulia, a small town about 50 miles south of Amarillo, that company officials believe is the right mix [...]

As Texas worries about power generation, is answer underground?2012-04-09T09:44:31+00:00

Texas regulators look at raising wholesale electricity prices to spark new power plants

2012-03-08T09:25:30+00:00

On Wednesday, the Texas Public Utility Commission showed its willingness to address looming electricity shortages by allowing wholesale prices to hit new highs during peak demands for power.  All three PUC commissioners agreed that wholesale electricity prices, now capped at $3,000 per megawatt-hour during peak demand, must be raised to encourage investors to build more [...]

Texas regulators look at raising wholesale electricity prices to spark new power plants2012-03-08T09:25:30+00:00