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Texas’ Electricity Market is Working. But These Companies Want to Change the Rules to Benefit Themselves

By | CleanTX Partners

Texas’ two largest natural gas electricity generators are pressing state officials to implement a self-serving policy change that would significantly impact how wholesale electricity is priced in Texas. Calpine Corporation and NRG Energy are pushing for “marginal losses” – a way of accounting for electricity that is lost on transmission…

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Net-Zero Hero: Tom Myers

By | CleanTX Partners

Sponsored Post – from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability  This post was originally posted on Austin Eco-Network by author Amy Stansbury Meet Tom Myers, owner of a local shaved ice company called SolarSno. SolarSno’s food trucks are the first in Austin to be powered entirely off the grid using…

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“A Beginner’s Guide to Local Government” Coloring Book Kickstarter Campaign is Up!

By | CleanTX Partners

“A Beginner’s Guide To Local Government” is a project from A Functional Democracy, a civics education organization started by Austin EcoNetwork Editor-In-Chief Amy Stansbury. “A Beginner’s Guide to Local Government” is an adult coloring book featuring basic information on Austin’s local government. With this book, A Functional Democracy hopes to…

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