Texas moves to reform market as more coal departs
The Lone Star State's chief electricity regulator instructed the main grid manager yesterday to implement changes as part of a larger plan to ensure there's enough power when demand soars this summer.
Regulator signals shift with vow to 'question everything'
Arizona's largest electric company is about to find out how much change one energized regulator and her colleagues can effect.
AEP looks again to wind after $4.5B plan flops
Two units of American Electric Power Co. announced requests for wind energy proposals yesterday, less than six months after the company decided to cancel its $4.5 billion Wind Catcher project.
Another coal plant exit may complicate the summer
The tight conditions that await Texas' main power grid operator this summer could get even tighter if a proposal to keep a 470-megawatt coal plant offline moves ahead.
Texas politics collides with tightening power supply
Six days before Halloween, Texas' chief utility regulator said by the end of the year she wanted to address calls for power market reforms.