5 Signs of Texas’ Clean Energy Momentum in 2015

By: Peter Sopher |

From Apple to General Electric, it is common practice in the corporate world for established juggernauts to invest significant sums for research and development. Why? Maintaining one’s reign atop a sector requires dynamic, cutting edge innovation.

The same logic applies to state economies. And when it comes to energy, Texas – […]

2015-11-25T10:12:05-05:00November 24th, 2015|Texas Market|

Hunt’s Oncor takeover plan threatened

By: Jim Malewitz |

A group of minority investors is threatening to derail a plan to lift Texas’ biggest power conglomerate out of one of the largest corporate bankruptcies in American history.

Dallas oilman Ray L. Hunt’s $18 billion plan to buy Oncor, the state’s biggest transmission company, is the lynchpin of a broader proposal […]

2015-11-25T09:54:27-05:00November 22nd, 2015|Texas Market|

National Grid Seeks to Increase Rate for Electricity Service

By: CapeCod.com |

Officials say electrical supplier National Grid is requesting an increase in its rate for its service that would cost residential customers about $9 more a month.

National Grid officials say the higher rates are necessary to offset an increase in paying for expenses such as wooden poles, transformers, and employee salaries.

The company […]

2015-11-13T12:19:10-05:00November 10th, 2015|Massachusetts Market|

Oncor sale raises warning signs for millions of Texas utility ratepayers

By: Bob Jackson |

An investment group’s plan to rescue a Texas utility conglomerate from financial hardship is now being reviewed by state regulators, with huge implications for the electric grid and millions of ratepayers.

The deal under consideration by the Texas Public Utility Commission is a potentially dangerous one for consumers for generations to […]

2015-11-09T13:14:49-05:00November 6th, 2015|Texas Market|