SPEER’S Recap of the PUC’s EEIP Meeting

On Tuesday, October 18th the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) convened its biannual Energy Efficiency Implementation Project (EEIP) meeting (EEIP Docket 38578). For those not familiar with these public meetings, they were developed as a forum for utilities,...

What is the breaking point? For us, for them?

As the brutal summer of 2022 at least has an ending in sight, looking back on what transpired and what could/will happen as the legislative session of 2023 looms around the corner, leads to the question…what is the breaking point? What is the breaking point for us as...

Energy Efficiency, Grid Resilience & Reliability

Energy efficiency can help solve some the biggest problems facing Texas right now: resource adequacy, or grid reliability, and resilience during our summer heat waves or winter storms, as we recently experienced. One might ask, what has efficiency done for us so far?...

Texas PUC to Address Distributed Energy Resources

Technology is driving changes to the ERCOT grid! Allowing solar, wind, storage and energy efficient buildings to be leveraged as resources can benefit customers by keeping prices down, while providing reliability, resilience, and self-sufficiency of the electric grid....