Bipartisan alliance aims to navigate 'latest Trump outrage'
HOUSTON — Texas politicians try to portray a cooperative spirit when talking about Hurricane Harvey, but a Friday visit from Sen. Ted Cruz showed the balancing act that doing so requires in the Trump era.
Power plant controversy peaks in New Orleans
Back in 2016, Entergy Corp. deactivated two units at an aging power plant in New Orleans and proposed building a smaller station at the same site. The idea hasn't found smooth sailing despite being pitched in the company's hometown. Now the matter will be in the hands of a committee of the New Orleans City Council.
Texas PUC's executive director announces departure
The executive director at the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) is planning to exit in less than two months, bringing more change to the state agency charged with regulating electric utilities.
Abbott rips 'clueless' Schumer, says state will tap rainy day fund
LEAGUE CITY, Texas — Gov. Greg Abbott touted Texas' hurricane recovery efforts yesterday and called Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer "clueless about how the Texas budget works."
Grid operator sees reserves plunge once coal units exit
After years of buoyant forecasts, Texas' main grid operator confirmed yesterday that a new reality is ahead: Reserve margins are looking tighter, especially next summer.