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May 6, 2015 – Austin, TX

PAT’s third biennial Texas Energy Innovation Challenge (TEIC) held on Friday, May 1st at the Texas Capitol was a tremendous success!  The competing teams from five Texas universities presented their innovative solutions for the best use of the water produced from hydraulic fracturing to not only a panel of august judges but also before special guest Texas Water Development Board member Kathleen Jackson!

On behalf of Power Across Texas, a very special THANK YOU to our TEIC Sponsors as we could not have done it without… Continue reading

April 29, 2015 – Austin, TX

In case you missed it, on April 21st, Power Across Texas (PAT) hosted its third policy forum of 2015 featuring Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Chairman Bryan W. Shaw who provided his insight on the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and the Texas perspective. The forum was not only well-attended by PAT members but also included special guests ERCOT CEO Trip Doggett and PUC Commissioner Ken Anderson.  For more information about Chairman Shaw and the Clean Power Plan, please see PAT’s “Come Prepared” document sent to our members prior… Continue reading

On April 8, 2015, the Central Texas Association for Energy Economics (CTAEE) and Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin sponsored a workshop in Blanton Auditorium to address technical aspects of implementing the EPA’s proposed 111(d) rules.

The program highlighted five distinguished speakers, beginning with an overview of the proposed rule, followed by two sessions of two experts each who discussed the results of their research on impacts of the proposed rule.  Below are some of the latest studies and presentations that were offered at this important forum.

“EPA’s Clean Power… Continue reading

Upcoming PAT Events

  • April 30th - TEIC Competition Reception and Dinner
  • May 1st - 2015 Texas Energy Innovation Challenge Competition at the Texas State Capital
  • June 4 - Policy Forum luncheon with TX Energy Reporters Polly Ross Hughes and Harvey Kronberg
  • July 10 - Policy Forum luncheon with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar
  • September 18th -  Policy Forum featuring Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush
  • October - Research Advisory Council Luncheon
  • November 3rd - Policy Forum luncheon featuring Jorge Bermudez, Federal Reserve Bank and ERCOT Board
  • December 10th - PAT Member End-of-Year Reception

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