Urgent CBD opens new storefront in Coppell
The storefront is located near the intersection of SH 121 and MacArthur Boulevard in Coppell. (Courtesy Urgent CBD)
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By Gavin Pugh |
Regulators: Texas electric grid prepared for potentially record-breaking demand next week; 'once-in-a-generation reforms' underway
The heads of the agencies in charge of the Texas electric grid met in Austin on July 22 to provide updates on their grid reform efforts.
Renfe operates 5,000 trains daily and plays an integral role in Spain’s transportation system, officials said.
Texas electric grid: ERCOT unveils 60-point reliability plan; PUC to work toward 'full overhaul' of market
Officials with the state electric grid manager and top utility regulator appeared at a Texas Senate committee hearing July 13 to discuss grid reliability and planned system changes.
Texas House Democrats and Texas Democratic Congressional delegation voice opposition to voting bills in Washington, D.C.
Texas Democratic lawmakers held a press conference at the U.S. Capitol urging Congress to enact voting rights legislation.
Other items on the agenda include bail reform, border security and social media censorship. The special session will begin July 8.
Abbott on July 6 told members of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to pursue several actions related to electric grid reliability and power generation.
Agenda items will be announced before the session begins, according to a release from the governor's office.
Texas Supreme Court declines to review high-speed rail case, freeing company up to use eminent domain
Texas Central, the company looking to build a 236-mile high-speed rail line connecting Houston and Dallas, has been given a big win in an ongoing legal battle over whether the company is legally recognized as a "railroad company" under state law.
Texas Central could be one step closer to starting construction.
"This is unusual for this early in the summer season," said Woody Rickerson, ERCOT vice president of grid planning and operations, in a news release.
The bills will go into effect Sept. 1 and aim to reform ERCOT leadership and increase accountability and communication among power agencies.