31 News Items Found
July 26, 2022
Offshore Wind Farm Proposed for Gulf of Mexico
The Biden administration recently proposed two wind farms off the Texas and Louisiana coasts, but it’s too early to tell how quickly they will be built and how much they will cost. “The commercial appetite is there — it really is about the regulatory hurdles that exist,” said Kenneth B. Medlock III, the James A. Baker, III, and Susan G. Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics and the senior director of the Center for Energy Studies. “There’s a lot of interest, without a doubt. Companies are actively lobbying to try to get these projects done.”
Read more at the Texas Tribune.
October 19, 2021
Ctr for Energy Studies a finalist for Climate Challenge Cup
The Texas Carbon Market, a carbon storage project led by the Center for Energy Studies, is a finalist in the first international Climate Challenge Cup competition! The innovative CES proposal, developed with United Kingdom partners Future Foods Solutions and Yorkshire Water, would help reduce local and regional carbon emissions with a goal of net zero.
Learn more at the Climate Challenge cup website.
May 24, 2021
Renewable Energy Jobs Booming in Texas
Demand is strong for entry-level workers to build out renewable energy projects in Texas, where more wind and solar capacity is expected to be added to the grid in the coming months and years than anywhere else in the country, said Ken Medlock, senior director of the Center for Energy Studies.  Medlock is the James A. Baker, III, and Susan G. Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics.
Read more at the Houston Chronicle.