The Public Utility Commission’s two members showed sharp divisions Friday in the debate over how best to avoid the threat of rolling blackouts for the state’s power grid.
Commission Chair Donna Nelson and Commissioner Ken Anderson Jr., both appointees of Gov. Rick Perry, have been on opposites side of the issue for months, but Friday’s hourlong debate was the most spirited so far, with the two raising their voices at each other at one point.
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We’re at two years and counting on the debate over looming shortages in the state’s electrical reserves. Business reporter Laylan Copelin looks more deeply at the issue in his Capitol Business column. In Sunday Business.