“The trouble is ERCOT and PUC’s hands are now tied,” said Christian. “They’ve got to draw a permanent plan for Texas for electric energy and they can really only use what they have at hand which is wind and solar — which ain’t a good, reliable source to work with.”
“I think it’s going to take somehow the legislature working [on the question of] how do we increase reliable energy in the State of Texas, which everybody I think — with any sense — agrees we need more of.”
Watch the full interview below or listen on your favorite podcast platform.
An interview with Christian’s Democratic opponent, Luke Warford, can be found here.
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Daniel Friend is the Marketing and Media Manager for The Texan. After graduating with a double-major in Political Science and Humanities, he wrote for The Texan as a reporter through June 2022. In his spare time, you're likely to find him working on The Testimony of Calvin Lewis, an Abolition of Man-inspired novel and theatrical podcast.