Energy Blog

Short and valuable insights on strategic energy management, risk management, energy rates, regulations, distributed generation, technology, savings and sustainability, from our experienced partners who have been at the forefront of identifying today’s trends and tomorrows solutions.



February 8, 2022

How Cryptocurrency and Renewables May Benefit Texans

With President Biden planning to release an executive order for cryptocurrencies in February, it may solidify crypto mining in Texas. Currently, there are many ‘miners’ looking to move to Texas...

December 14, 2021

ERCOT Grid Modernization and Distributed Generation

The Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has warned in recent years that updates are needed for the Texas grid and its generation companies. In February of 2021 and earlier...

November 22, 2021

US Energy Transition Efforts and the Impact on the Energy Industry

The Biden Administration successfully passed the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill and is actively working on the $3.5 trillion, ‘Build Back Better’ budget reconciliation bill, to be voted on in the...

October 20, 2021

Tesla and Texas – The Drive for Energy Reliability

Elon Musk and Tesla appear to be what’s next.  After a rough past two years under a nationwide pandemic, Tesla moved its HQ and car manufacturing business to Texas.  Under...

September 29, 2021

Improve the ERCOT Grid With a Microgrid Solution

Last February, Winter storm Uri revealed to the nation the complexity of issues surrounding the grid that paralyzed our State. The Freeze didn’t create the problems, rather it exposed the...

August 11, 2021

Jimmy Pappas Memorial Shoot Coming Nov. 16th

Jimmy Pappas was a loving husband, father, successful businessman, and Houston civic leader who passed away due to cancer. For more than 7 years, hundreds of MUD representatives, businesses, and...

July 12, 2021

Demand Side Management (DSM) – Incentives to Subsidize Your Energy Project

The energy industry’s numerous acronyms and nomenclatures can sometimes get lost in the shuffle due to constant change in the industry. The purpose of this article is to remind energy...

June 14, 2021

Harnessing Diversity to Drive Business Results

Francisco Quintana, Acclaim Energy’s HR Director, explains how to view diversity as an opportunity for growth, instead of an obstacle to overcome. Read more to discover the numerous ways in...

May 11, 2021

How to Leverage ERCOT’s 4 Coincident Peaks (4 CP) to Enjoy Significant Savings

ERCOT’s four coincident peaks (4 CPs) are somewhat mysterious to many and are second nature to others. A general understanding of the 4 CP components will help clear up any...

April 28, 2021

Department of Energy to Enhance Electrical Transmission Nationwide

The Department of Energy has announced their commitment to enhance the national grid by making available $8.25 billion in loans. The goal is to modernize the grid by aggressively implementing...