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Texas seeks more generators

Somebody out there thinks Texans will be paying more for electricity next year. Since mid-February, the futures price of electricity (yes, that exists, just as with crude oil and natural gas) in the state’s largest electric grid reversed a yearlong decline and started rising. The trend represents the belief among industry players that by 2013-14, Continue reading ?
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Electric Grid in Texas Faces Multiple Challenges

Utilities / Energy : Smart Grid (3 years ago)

Will the lights stay on in 2012? Texas electricity experts cannot say for certain. The state’s electric grid operators are coming off a tumultuous year, one they are not eager to repeat. In February, a deep freeze knocked numerous p... Read Post

Florida's Biggest Electric Utility Switching To Gas, Saving $460 Million In 2012 Fuel Costs

Business & Finance : Carpe Diem (3 years ago)

John Hanger highlights a $460 million stimulus to the Florida economy this year, thanks to lower natural gas prices that prompted Florida's largest utility company to switch from oil to gas for electricity generation: "Gas has been ... Read Post

TODAY’S STUDY: NATURAL GAS, NEW ENERGY, AND A WHOLE NEW GRID MIX FOR TEXAS

Utilities / Energy : NewEnergyNews (8 months ago)

Exploring Natural Gas and Renewables in ERCOT, Part II: Future Generation Scenarios for Texas Ira Shavel, et. al., December 10, 2013 (Texas Clean Energy Coalition) Introduction and Summary All over the world, electric power systems ... Read Post


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