March 4, 2021

Inside Clean Energy: Warren Buffett Explains the Need for a Massive Energy Makeover

The country’s electric utilities are in need of a “massive makeover,” Warren Buffet, one of the richest people on the planet, said in his recent letter to shareholders. Particularly, the famed venture capitalist sees a “staggering” cost in building the kinds of power lines required by a clean power grid, but also a profitable investment. That and more in the latest Inside Clean Energy by Dan Gearino.

Inside Climate News

March 3, 2021

Head of Texas Utility Regulator Resigns After Officials Criticize Management of Power Outages

The chairwoman of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the agency that regulates the state’s electric, telecommunication, and water and sewer utilities, resigned Monday after facing harsh criticism in the wake of the Texas power crisis last month, The Texas Tribune reports. DeAnn Walker came under fire during questioning from state officials for not doing more to prevent the deadly blackouts.

Texas Tribune

March 2, 2021