REA Response

Expanding CCUS is essential in addressing our state's energy demands while securing a reliable and affordable energy future. 

ERCOT enters 'new era' as it stares down unprecedented demand growth by 2030

San Antonio Express-News, Apr. 23, 2024 

The state power grid boss is facing what could be his biggest challenge yet as the state stares down unprecedented load growth and doubled demand by the end of the decade.

As a result, Electric Reliability Council of Texas CEO Pablo Vegas says the grid he oversees is entering “a new era of planning” to ensure everyone from regular Texans to those drilling for oil and gas in the Permian Basin have the power they need. 

Read the full article here.

Texas Power Grid Warns of Outages as Temperatures Rise

REA Response It’s clear Texas needs more reliable power to meet demands and weather-related challenges. We can increase dispatchable power and strengthen ERCOT, the state’s electricity grid, by supporting carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) and the hydrogen economy.  Texas Power Grid Warns of Outages as Temperatures Rise Newsweek, May

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