energy

An oil rig lights up the horizon on the outskirts of Midland, Texas after a late sunset.
Odessa American/Eli Hartman
Associated Press
April 06, 2020 - 10:58 am
The global economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic has devastated the oil industry in the U.S., which pumps more crude than any other country. In the first quarter, the price of U.S. crude fell harder than at any point in history, plunging 66% to around $20 a barrel.
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File
June 11, 2019 - 8:59 am
Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that's believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant's first direct investment in renewable energy.
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Electricity
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Chris Sommer
May 08, 2019 - 6:18 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - A long, hot summer could put a serious strain on the main power grid in Texas. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) expects record electric use during the months ahead. On Wednesday, ERCOT released its final Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA) for the...
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