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Texas Attorney General investigates ERCOT utilities over winter storm outages

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton will investigate the state’s electricity system operator and other utilities in the wake of last week’s deep...

Largest US coop utility installs first battery energy storage system

Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) has installed its first battery energy storage in Johnson City, Texas.
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Texas to get 150MW of storage projects by year end

Texas-based solar and energy storage independent power producer (IPP), Broad Reach Power, has announced the development of 15 utility-scale battery storage plant sites near Houston and Odessa, by the end of 2020.
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180MW “Heart of Texas” wind project completed, offtake assured

Scout Clean Energy has announced the completed construction of the utility-scale 180MW Heart of Texas Wind Farm (HTX) in McCulloch County, Texas.
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IKEA owner acquires US solar parks to boost renewables transition

The Netherlands-based owners of multinational retailer IKEA, the Ingka Group, has acquired a 49% share in two US solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with a combined capacity of 403MW, bolstering the company’s transition to renewable energy.

Overcoming roadblocks to the clean, resilient smart grid of the future

Suzanne Russo, Chief Executive Officer at Pecan Street chats to Clarion Energy at this year's DISTRIBUTECH 2020 about Pecan Street which has brought together public and private stakeholders to conceptualise, and realise the smart grid of the future.

Duke Energy’s 200MW Mesteño wind project commences operations

Duke Energy Renewables jas announce the commencement of commercial operations at its 200MW Mesteño Windpower project in Starr County, Texas.
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US wind market to grow fastest in 2020 – EIA

The EIA has forecasted that total power produced from both onshore and offshore wind will grow by a total of 6% in 2019 and 14% in 2020.

Shareholders approve the acquisition of New Mexico and Texas utility

Shareholders of El Paso Electric Company have approved the acquisition of the utility by Infrastructure Investments Fund.

Ed’s note: A new power dynamic for Texas

For those of us over a certain age, the name Texas conjures up images of Stetsons, Dallas (the TV show, not the...

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