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UPDATED: Texas Lawmakers Dig into Power Outages

Texas lawmakers took their shots at ERCOT as they tried to grasp the complexities of a system that failed during an “unprecedented weather event.” | Texas House of Representatives

MISO Begins Cold Snap Examination

MISO is still collecting data and reviewing the actions it took during a massive cold spell that gripped most of the U.S. in mid-February. | Entergy

PSEG Presses for Higher Nuke Subsidies

PSEG used the company’s earnings call to lobby for increased nuclear subsidies and said it expects to sell its non-nuclear generation by the end of 2021. | PSEG Nuclear

CenterPoint, OGE Look to Exit Enable

Both CenterPoint and OGE said Energy Transfer’s acquisition of Enable Midstream will allow them to focus on moving to a fully regulated utility business model. | CenterPoint Energy

RTOs: Let Us Share Trading Info

Last week's outages in ERCOT were on the minds of many witnesses at FERC’s technical conference on RTO/ISO credit practices. | FERC

Calif. Worries High Rates Could Hurt Climate Efforts

California’s energy policy leaders came together to weigh the potential impact of the state’s sharply rising electricity rates on its electrification goals. | CPUC

New PG&E CEO Promises 'Hometown Experience'

New PG&E Corp. CEO Patti Poppe vowed change as she laid out her vision for the state’s largest utility, which reported a loss of $1.05/share for 2020. | Tanner Hembree/USDA Forest Service

AEP CEO Calls for More Stringent Reliability Measures

American Electric Power CEO Nick Akins called for stepped-up reliability measures following a winter storm that ravaged the Texas grid. | AEP

NYISO Looks to Enhance ICAP Market Design

NYISO would like to align studies for setting the statewide installed reserve margin with those for establishing locational minimum installed capacity requirements. | NYSRC

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