Not Enough: Even Higher Price For Electricity Urged For Texas
photo by Dave Fehling
NRG's Cedar Bayou power plant in Chambers County
July 17, 2012
by: Dave Fehling
To hear some tell it, Texas is in a bad way when it comes to having enough electricity. The Texas Public Utility Commission is trying to encourage construction of new power plants by raising prices. Next month, those new, higher prices for wholesale electricity take effect. But now, as StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling found, some utility companies say the higher price may not be nearly high enough.
Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.
“ The prices have to go up before you see any significant generation being built.”
—John Bick, a consultant in Dallas, formally with TXU.
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