Study of KS Retail Energy Rates

The Substitute for Senate Bill 69 (2019) required an independent study retail energy rates in Kansas to be submitted to the Kansas Corporation Commission. The full report is below. Read the full report here.  
Hostage to Heat

Hostage to Heat

Texans for victim to sweltering summer temperatures as regulators ignore skyrocketing power cutoffs ALLAS — The ambulance raced through the streets of South Oak Cliff on a sweltering August afternoon, coming to a stop in front of an aging duplex. Paramedics gathered...
Competition Hard

Competition Hard

Full of Promise, And Then… Each month, here, in this spot, the History Repeats column takes a look back on the large moments in the history of utility regulation and policy. And reflects on the lessons of history for us in the practice of pursuing the public...
Victoria plants thrive during peak power demand months

Victoria plants thrive during peak power demand months

As Texas baked in a heat wave that caused power demand to surge to record highs, Victoria appeared to be awash in low energy prices. At least, that’s what it looked like on one map charting real-time prices Aug. 13 at certain locations across the state. The prices are...
Even Electric Rates are Bigger in Texas

Even Electric Rates are Bigger in Texas

Texas Power Prices Briefly Surpass $9,000 Amid Scorching Heat Electricity prices in Texas soared to $9,000 a megawatt-hour as the state’s grid operator called for energy conservation amid extreme heat scorching the region. With temperatures in Dallas approaching 100...