Texas Plant Tours 2022

North Texas | May 18-19, 2022

PUC Chairman Peter Lake and Commissioner Will McAdams along with Sens. Birdwell, Johnson & West, and Reps. Slawson, Sherman, Collier & Turner traveled to North Texas to see first hand the weatherization on different types of plants as well as how they are run.

Richmond and Houston | January 11, 2022
Calpine gas plant, NRG coal plant, and new WattBridge gas peaker plant

Lunch and Learn 2021

On October 21, 2021 TCPA held a lunch and learn at the state Capitol to discuss what has been done since Winter Storm Uri and the activities generators have been undertaking to ensure reliability in ERCOT through the competitive market. It was well-attended by staff from House & Senate offices as well as the Speaker’s and Governor’s offices. Additional learning opportunities are planned for spring and summer 2022.

TCPA lunch and learn 2021
Michele Richmond presenting at the TCPA lunch and learn 2021

Lunch and Learn 2020

On February 12th, 2020, TCPA held a lunch and learn at the state capitol to provide an overview of the Texas electric market and design. It was a great event, and was well attended by over 30 staff from leadership and legislative offices.

TCPA’s Michele Richmond discussing the electrical market and design in Texas with leadership and legislative staff at the state capitol

Leadership and legislative staff learning about the electrical system in Texas
Texas state capitol lunch and learn on the electrical system in Texas

Gulf Coast Power Association

TCPA members and the ED actively participate as part of the Gulf Coast Power Association.

Interview with GridMonitor
TCPA’s Michele Richmond on a panel discussing Summer 2019
Vistra Corp.’s Anthony Maselli on a panel discussing energy storage