Texas/Midcontinent Power Markets

Edward Klump

Reporter

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Edward joined E&E News in January 2014. He is based in Houston and has written about electricity markets in Texas and neighboring states, including Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. His power coverage has examined national trends such as the future of the grid, independent power generation and the effects of proposed environmental regulations. Edward also has contributed to Energywire's oil and gas coverage. Before joining E&E, Edward worked for Bloomberg News and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor of journalism degree in 2001.

Latest Stories

COAL

Utility braces for return to court over N.M. plant closure

PNM Resources Inc. is undeterred in its plan to shut a coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico, saying the company will go back to court if state regulators don't follow a new energy law that includes low-interest financing that could help it recoup its investment.

ENERGY TRANSITIONS

How 100% renewables backfired on a Texas town

An all-renewable shift supported by former Vice President Al Gore in Texas doesn't look like a national model these days. Electric rates are up. Critics are blasting the changes, and government officials are trying to figure out how to mitigate the situation.