Testimony by Paul Sierer
Testimony by Michele Richmond
Critics are skeptical about whether the new rules by the Railroad Commission will prevent another catastrophe like the power grid disaster in February 2021.
Standards for insulating wells and pipelines against winter weather don’t have consumers in mind, some groups say.
Texas’ electric grid operator has powered through record demand this summer by paying more to keep higher reserves and rewarding industrial consumers to cut usage, a combination that has added more than $1 billion to power fees.
Operators are forced to defer maintenance as aging fleet is ‘run harder than it’s ever been run.’
Relating to generator weatherization and market design.