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May 16, 2024

What is the role of massive direct current electrical ties between Texas and the rest of the nation?

That’s the question the Public Utility Commission of Texas has teed up for consideration in a new rulemaking project, to be launched soon.  The PUC Commissioners have many times in the past debated how to best view “merchant” DC Ties—are they like non-controllable generators, delivering power into the ERCOT grid at levels and at times […]

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May 8, 2024

Texas Energy Fund Program Open for Notices of Intent

Companies in the business of electric power generation have until May 31, 2024 to complete and file their Notices of Intent to apply for a Texas Energy Fund Generation Loan — the first step to be eligible for a loan under the program. This program draws from the five-billion-dollar Texas Energy Fund developed by the […]

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Apr 16, 2024

PUC Approves New Protocols and Forms Relating to Lonestar Infrastructure Protection Act

Texas is one of the states taking a keen interest in whether domestic infrastructure industries obtain services or equipment from China, Russia, North Korea, or Iran. In particular, ERCOT Market Participants mark your calendars for upcoming attestation deadlines. On April 11, 2024 the Public Utility Commission of Texas approved several Nodal Protocol Revision Requests from […]

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