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Cost-Competitive Renewables Poised to Grow in Deregulated Texas Market

Texas offers an instructive case study for the growth of renewable energy. Most of the state’s electricity is delivered through the deregulated Electric Reliability Council of Texas market. The state has long since surpassed its mandated renewable portfolio standard, so market dynamics dictate the ongoing pace of renewables growth. Nonetheless...

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A Bigger Footprint Across the Southwest

The parent company of renewable generator Avangrid has offered to buy PNM Resources, broadening its footprint from Texas to New Mexico. (Note: One of CBEY's team members has provided consulting services to Avangrid.)
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Texas Customers Could Save $5.47 Billion With DERs, But Regulations Must Change

A study by Texas Advanced Energy Business Alliance identified two ways distributed energy resources can reduce costs: act as non-wires alternatives to avoid investment in tranmission and distribution ($2.45 billion over ten years), and decrease peak energy costs in the wholesale market which is worth $3.01 billion.

Texas Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 7.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 1.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 3.00 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
103 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
66 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
58 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
80%

of people in Texas support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2019.

(-3 of the national average)
(est. 15,873,440 of 19,823,959 adults)

last updated 7/01/2020

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