A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposal would designate the Dune Sagebrush Lizard as an endangered species.
Texas Land Commissioner Dawn Buckingham said, “The liberal fantasy around so-called ‘green’ energy is a lie.”
On Sunday, August 20, the grid surpassed 85,116 megawatts, setting a new record for energy demand on the weekend.
The proposed wind farm would cover an area larger than the city of Houston.
If the proposed measures are enacted, Land Commissioner Dawn Buckingham could deny the Biden administration permits to run cables from the wind turbines through Texas-controlled waters.
ERCOT previously asked Texans to conserve electricity during a record heat wave.
ERCOT previously issued a “Weather Watch” warning that higher temperatures mean higher demand on the power grid.
ERCOT issued a Weather Watch in anticipation of consecutive days of triple-digit temperatures this summer.
A new report shows that the grid may need 6,000 megawatts more this summer than in 2022.
“Texas cannot afford to allow activists to hijack and deplete funding for its elite higher education programs,” said Chase Martin.