Articles tagged: Public Utility Commission


The Texas Public Utility Commission’s Revolving Door Between Industry and Regulator

The state’s utility regulator drew intense scrutiny from legislators last week for failing to regulate the electric industry ahead of the February blackouts. Many of its top staffers have worked for the power companies it oversees.

Public Utility Commission Chair DeAnn Walker became the most prominent Texas official to fall in the wake of the February blackouts, announcing her resignation ...Read More

El Paso Electric has proposed charging customers with rooftop solar panels an additional $11 each month. by

There Goes the Sun

The sun city may soon be charging residents extra for solar power, joining a growing number of utilities that treat solar as a threat to their businesses....Read More