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Austin, Texas – July 14, 2015

Group NIRE, a public-private partnership formed by Texas Tech University, is hosting its first Energy Resource Management Conference on September 29-30, 2015 featuring a wide array of the “top thinkers, decision-makers, and game changers to discuss the state of the grid and its future.” 

This public-private partnership was created by the Texas Tech University system, one of the leading wind research programs in the country, in order to mingle research and commercialization. Group NIRE is led by CEO Mark Harral who also serves on Power Across Texas’ Research Advisory Council (RAC).  … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 – Austin, TX

In Case You Missed It, on Thursday June 4th, PAT hosted its fourth policy forum of the year with Quorum Report Editor Harvey Kronberg and Texas Energy Report Editor Polly Ross Hughes who shared their valuable insider’s perspective on the recently concluded 2015 Texas Legislative Session as well as early insight into breaking news on the energy front that made headlines later that day.  The robust discussion, which was facilitated by the knowledgeable Robert Cullick, Austin Energy’s Director of Communications and Marketing, covered topics ranging from passage… Continue reading

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

Upcoming PAT Events

  • September 18th -  Policy Forum featuring Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush
  • October 7 - Policy Forum luncheon with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar
  • 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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