Combs report says Texas overpays in tax breaks to wind farms based on job creation. Dallas Morning News

Texas, home to Big Oil, takes shine to solar power. Reuters

Rick Perry’s nuclear money machine. Dallas Morning News

For Rick Perry, EPA is useful villain. Texas Tribune

Organic farm hopes to attract people. Abilene Reporter-News

Central Texas in drought again. Austin American-Statesman

Landfill gas is generating talk. San Angelo Standard-Times

Flower Mound panel rejects drilling site as too close to Lake Grapevine. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Thanks to La Nina, Texas farms brace for yet another drought. Houston Chronicle

Divided Fort Worth school board denies millions in gas-lease bids. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

$3.5 billion power plant in West Texas wins key permits. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Study: Texas Railroad Commission’s rulings often favor utilities. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Environmentalists sue ExxonMobil over air laws. Associated Press

Tenaska water needs for proposed coal power plant blasted. Abilene Reporter-News

Expansion of loan program won’t speed up Energy Future Holdings’ plan for more nuclear plant reactors. Dallas Morning News

Mayor: City should slow renewable energy plan if it’s not affordable. Austin American-Statesman

Wind-power line won’t cross Texas canyon. Wall Street Journal

Powerful Democrats help Chinese energy firm chase stimulus money. Investigative Reporting Workshop

Parker County water contamination case stokes debate over natural gas drilling. Dallas Morning News

Is power plant to blame for poor pecan crop? Austin American-Statesman

Tenaska Energy close to clearing major carbon emissions hurdle. Abilene Reporter-News

In East Texas, piles of wood look like an electric opportunity. New York Times

Blowin’ in the wind: Business uses turbine to generate electricity. Brenham Banner-Press

Critics of water plan says it hurts Galveston Bay. Houston Chronicle

Report says Texas Railroad Commission should be abolished. WFAA

Texas project to put green products to the test. Reuters

Judges recommend Las Brisas not receive its air permit. Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Houston company proposes new wind power connection for TVA. Associated Press