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

Texas Railroad Commission to Intervene in CREZ Transmission Dockets

2009-11-25T09:43:42+00:00

At an Open Meeting held on November 24, 2009 Texas Railroad Commissioners voted to intervene in each Texas Public Utility Commission docket related to the issuance of Certificates of Convenience and Necessity to the transmission service providers who will build the transmission lines to serve the Texas Competitive Renewable Energy Zones (“CREZ”).  In a report [...]

Texas Railroad Commission to Intervene in CREZ Transmission Dockets2009-11-25T09:43:42+00:00