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Texas energy companies push back against Berkshire Hathaway’s $8 billion plan for backup power

Revenue for 10 emergency power plants would come from a monthly charge on Texans’ power bills. The proposal is just one of several bills lawmakers are considering after February's massive power outages.

The Texas Capitol grounds are covered in snow on Feb. 16, 2021.

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