Renewables may be a victim in Texas grid revamp

Read the full story at E&E News.

A high-stakes effort to reform the Texas electric grid after deadly blackoutsin February may have an unexpected byproduct: a change in direction for renewables.

The Public Utility Commission of Texas has zeroed in on intermittent generation as a critical issue as it tries to boost grid reliability. Texas has the most installed wind energy capacity in the United States and a rising solar profile, so any new policies could have a significant impact on emissions and the electricity mix.

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