Gov. Greg Abbott issues list of demands from PUC, ERCOT after Feb. winter storm

The letter lists areas of immediate action he wants taken following February’s deadly winter storm, including offering incentives to add natural gas, coal, and nuclear power plants to the grid. But he is punishing renewable resources, like wind and solar, if they don’t provide what he calls an adequate amount of power.

Texas lawmakers pass bills addressing power grid failure

The House and Senate passed some bills that will reform the state's main power grid, but Texans won't get any direct help with their electricity bills. Critics say the final versions of these bills do not go far enough to prevent further disasters and protect consumers.