Houston aims to be electric car capital. Reuters

County joins Ike Dike study. Galveston County Daily News

City’s climate plan garners support for renewable energy. Daily Texan

Advocates envision Texas as solar power leader. Dallas Morning News

New Texas gas drilling watchdog group. Fort Worth Weekly

Even stimulus opponents sought funds for Texas. Dallas Morning News

Texas’ wind power potential five times larger than we thought. Houston Chronicle

Sierra Club sues Luminant over coal plant pollution. Dallas Morning News

City’s smog concerns may choke power plant. Houston Chronicle

Agriculture commish candidates huff at Staples’ EPA challenge. Houston Chronicle

Health department studies impact of natural gas facilities on Dish residents. Dallas Morning News

CPS Energy settles its suit over reactors. San Antonio Express-News

House asks for hydraulic fracturing data. Houston Chronicle

Flower Mound group plans petition drive to block applications for natural gas pipelines, wastewater facilities. Dallas Morning News

Study says climate law could cost Texas lots of jobs. Houston Chronicle

Council urged to pass renewable energy plan. Austin American-Statesman

Texas declares war on the IPCC, British climate unit. Houston Chronicle

NASA scientist gives fresh perspective on global warming. Baylor Lariat

Radnofsky responds to Abbott’s EPA challenge. Dallas Morning News

Cement industry says new EPA regulations would cost jobs. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Bill, funding could heat up solar power use in Texas. Fort Worth Business Press

Energy plan would put Austin among nation’s greenest cities, but comes at a cost. Austin American-Statesman

How Texas governor hopefuls stand on environmental and energy issues. San Antonio Express-News

Dish mayor puts fear of frack into natural gas industry. Dallas Morning News

PUC chairman enters CPS fray. San Antonio Express-News

Global warming: Does cold winter dispel climate change? Abilene Reporter-News

Tiny North Texas town bans gas drilling for 90 days. Associated Press

Natural gas industry wants a list of donors to Dish legal fund. Dallas Morning News

Group urges Texas to promote more solar power use. Associated Press

UT Arlington to license coal-to-crude tech to build a refinery this year. Dallas Morning News

Climate change, pollution are suspects in rusty blackbirds’ plummeting numbers. Dallas Morning News

Dish to vote on banning natural gas drilling. Dallas Morning News

‘Smart meters’ give customers usage info. Houston Chronicle

Public gets a shot at CPS rate proposal. San Antonio Express-News

Homeowners face Barnett Shale leasing dilemma. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

New sheriff Armendariz reads ’em their rights. Fort Worth Weekly

Clean-air fund to stop funding natural gas projects till industry cleans up its act. Dallas Observer

County to begin Ike home buyouts. Galveston County Daily News

Comanche Peak could benefit from Obama’s push on federal loan guarantees. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

EPA’s ethanol revision won’t please Texas refiners. Dallas Morning News

Fort Worth wants more air testing around gas drilling sites. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Barton’s gas well stake raises ethical questions. Dallas Morning News

Paring of oil perks in U.S. budget would affect Texas. Dallas Morning News

West Texas entrepreneur hopes to turn mesquite into power. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

CPS lays out case for rate increase. San Antonio Express-News

Exxon defends hydraulic fracturing, emphasizes jobs. Dallas Morning News

Be it resolved. Texas Tribune

DOD cutting ‘non-combat’ greenhouse gases, leans on Valero for the dirty stuff. San Antonio Current

CPS told to work out cash dispute. San Antonio Express-News

Texas governor candidates tout solar, wind energy ambitions. ABC-7

ODC passes agreement. Odessa American

NRG nuclear expansion plans could fizzle. Dallas Morning News

County will join study of Ike Dike: Panel will study storm-surge control. Houston Chronicle

High benzene levels found on Barnett Shale. Dallas Morning News

The quality of the test. Fort Worth Weekly

Barton makes climate skepticism clear. Washington Post

Grasslands in North and East Texas will serve as living laboratory. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Total, Chesapeake close on $2.25B joint venture. Dallas Morning News