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News Release | Environment Texas Research and Policy Center

New report: Solar on the rise worldwide coincides with rapid growth in Texas

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News Release | Environment Texas Research and Policy Center

Statement: Railroad Commission doesn't inspire confidence in gas supply winterization effort

The Railroad Commission of Texas, the state’s main regulator of the oil and gas industry, approved Tuesday new critical infrastructure rules to guide the winterization of the gas supply. This comes in response to freeze-offs at gas wells and other parts of the gas supply chain that were key factors in the February black-outs. 

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News Release | Environment Texas Research and Policy Center

Texas battery storage increases 77% in October

AUSTIN - New data from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) finds that battery storage grew from 469 megawatts (MW) in September to 833 MW in October, a remarkable 77% increase in just one month. This dramatic growth in battery storage comes as funding from the federal infrastructure bill is poised to increase battery storage even further. 

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Report | Environment Texas Research and Policy Center

Renewables on the rise

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News Release | Environment Texas

STATEMENT: Environment Texas decries Fayette coal plant decision

Austin Energy announced yesterday that, after a failure to reach an agreement with LCRA, it was shelving plans to close its portion of the Fayette coal power plant it co-owns with the river authority. Environment Texas Executive Director released the following statement:

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