The energy sector remains a key driver of the Texas economy. It dominates state exports; drilling, production, transportation, and processing activity involve substantial investments; and the massive supply chain has been entrenched and expanding for over a century. Although...
Everyone loves renewable energy until they don’t. In a March Gallup survey, more than two thirds of respondents said the United States should put more emphasis on developing wind (66 percent) and solar energy (73 percent).  But when a new...
Bipartisanship is a rare occurrence in Washington, D.C. these days. Listening to cable news or opening Twitter, you’d wonder if anyone can ever agree on anything.   That’s what makes the broad consensus to address methane pollution so remarkable. Major...
As leaders in business, workforce and education, we have come together to urge you to continue our state’s long-standing support for renewable energy development in Texas.  Without this vital and growing industry, we are concerned the reduction in investment will...
Geothermal energy; many of us have never heard of it, and if we have, it sounds like science fiction.  The first human use of geothermal resources started over 10,000 years ago, when settlers established themselves around hot springs for warmth...
LAREDO, Texas - A huge solar energy project is underway in Webb County, thanks in part to financing from the North American Development Bank. NADB, along with a syndicate of three other lenders, and global renewable energy developer BayWa r.e....
Texas’ lead in connecting the country to oil and gas, has built life as we know it, however today’s energy infrastructure is not the end to our journey of ingenuity. In fact, following the events of the Texas Freeze,...
Now that things are getting closer to normal after the extreme weather and blackouts, attention has rightly and rapidly turned to actions to ensure that we never have a repeat.  One thing that has emerged is the need for a...
What went wrong with the Texas power grid during the recent extreme weather event? Everything – but it’s complicated.  One key issue is that Texas homes, buildings, and power infrastructures are geared toward dealing with the issue that we most...
MISSION, Texas - State Rep. Sergio Muñoz says the regulators and grid operators who allowed six days of electrical outages across the state this past week must be held accountable. The Mission Democrat welcomed Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan’s decision...

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