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Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Senate votes to end renewable energy programs

The Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would close the book on two programs that helped fuel the state’s years-long surge in wind energy production.v

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Grande beats competitors to Hays County with one-gigabit Internet

The ultra-fast service — comparable to vaunted Google Fiber — will initially be available only to a single subdivision east of Buda.

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Audio: 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...

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