Houston Matters

Concerns over energy demand amid hot weekend weather (May 5, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: High weekend temperatures straining the electricity grid, the First Lady of Iceland on equality for women, and the costs and challenges of hydrogen as an alternative energy.

Energy & Environment

Is Your Renewable Energy Electricity Plan Really Supporting Texas Wind And Solar?

Posted on · Unlike most cities across the country, Houstonians have lots of choices when it comes to buying electricity – including plans for people who want to support renewable energy.

Energy

How Power Flows To Your Houston Home — And Why It Failed To Do So During The Winter Freeze

Posted on · The deadly winter freeze gave many Texans a glimpse into how complicated – and in many ways, vulnerable – the state’s electricity system is. Half a year later many Houstonians are still figuring out what parts of that system actually failed.