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Texas lawmakers considering power grid fix that ignores last year’s blackout

Posted on · A report commissioned by the Public Utility Commission of Texas estimates that the performance credit mechanism could increase electricity costs on the state's grid by $460 million a year. Proponents of the credits say electric companies may eat some of that cost and not pass it on to consumers.

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ERCOT names a new CEO, the week in politics, and the state’s oldest library (Aug. 17, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The agency in charge of regulating the Texas energy grid hires a new CEO, we discuss the week in politics, we get answers to your questions about bugs, and we visit the state's oldest library.