POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for March 24, 2015

GOP bill would delay climate rule, give states veto; Texas primed to lead smart grid technology


POV: Power Breakfast

A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:

  • A House Republican is preparing a bill that would delay the EPA’s climate change rule until all court challenges are completed and would allow governors to veto compliance if the rule would cause significant rate hikes or jeopardize reliability in the state, The Associated Press reports.
  • An electrical engineering expert thinks Texas could be the leader in ground-breaking smart grid innovation, The Austin Business Journal writes.

    “In Texas, we think of oil and gas. But Texas has huge potential (in smart grids)” [Massoud Amin, chairman of the IEE Smart Grid] said. “In a nutshell, there’s a lot of brainpower focused on these issues. I think Texas could be the leader globally in energy infrastructure. If Texas can do it everyone else will be more motivated.

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