Tag Archives: renewable energy
In Superpower, author Russell Gold tells the story of a Houston businessman’s ambitious plan to transform the electric grid.
If you want to understand the future of renewable energy, look to Texas. That’s the argument Russell Gold makes in his new book Superpower: One Man’s Quest ...Read More
Conservative lawmakers, an oil investor and other activists did all they could to stop a wind project in rural Texas, even as the state has increasingly embraced renewable energy.
Earlier this year, a Canadian energy producer was poised to build two large wind farms in Clay County, a mostly featureless stretch of plains at the Texas-Oklah...Read More
The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s latest PR blitz is the kind of thing you’d expect to see from a seedy advocacy group, not a would-be policy braintrust.
If you were a newcomer trying to figure out how Texas politics works, a good start would be to look at the state’s two leading think tanks. The center-left Ce...Read More
Renewables and carbon capture may be first on the chopping block.
As President Trump attempts to implement an energy policy that emphasizes fossil fuel development, energy and climate researchers are anxious about how they may...Read More
The move is a win for consumer and environmental groups that said the fee would dim solar’s prospects in El Paso.
The move is a win for consumer and environmental groups that said the fee would dim solar’s prospects in El Paso and make consumers less likely to go solar....Read More
Major Texas cities are doing their part to challenge Texas’ rank as one of the least green states in the Union, a new report shows. Perhaps not surprisingly, ...Read More
Solar is just a tiny sliver—less than 1 percent—of Texas' electricity mix.Yet, the economics are becoming increasingly favorable for solar to take off ...Read More