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Electric Utilities Say Price Hikes Aren't High Enough

Population growth has strained energy resources in Texas, leading state officials to raise prices in an attempt to encourage new power plant construction. But some utility companies say the increases may not be nearly high enough to meet Texas' growing needs.

by Dave Fehling, Houston Public Media
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Population growth has strained energy resources in Texas, leading state officials to raise prices in an attempt to encourage new power plant construction. But some utility companies say the increases may not be nearly high enough to meet Texas' growing needs. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

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