Boom in wind power may be headed for a bust. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Activists want climate change on TV weather reports. Houston Chronicle

Spicewood Beach and neighbors getting water trucked in. Austin American-Statesman

City of Midland to get new water source to help with severe drought. KWES

Water sales increase in drought. San Angelo Standard-Times

Pecan Street’s aim: Create path for consumers into smart grid’s future. Austin American-Statesman

UTEP using sun to power campus. KTSM

Move over Koch Brothers, San Antonio’s Valero Energy is working overtime to stop climate-change legislation and keep the future oily. San Antonio Current

Brazos battle pits water supplier against environmentalists, growers and industry. Houston Chronicle

Chesapeake Energy to slash natural gas drilling in Barnett Shale. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Lubbock exploring recycled wastewater if need arises. KJTV

City of Snyder running out of water, new water source on the way. KWES

Texas’ water rights system gets tested in drought. Texas Tribune

Sierra Club files suit over coal plants’ emission permits. Austin American-Statesman

After record heat and drought, Texas parks face crunch. Reuters

Is Austin Energy trying too hard to be green? Austin American-Statesman

Parker lifts Houston watering restrictions. Houston Chronicle

CPS Energy taps Korean OCI Solar in deal worth 800 jobs and 400MW. San Antonio Current

San Antonio takes key solar step; will Austin follow suit? Austin American-Statesman

Valero will not appeal tax decision, to relief of cities and schools. Houston Chronicle

Texas power use surges 5 percent. Houston Chronicle

Could water, power woes threaten state’s economy? Austin American-Statesman

2011 was the driest year on record in Texas. Reuters

Norwegian official to Houston’s Petroleum Club: ‘Absolutely no doubt’ climate change is real. Houston Chronicle

City of Laredo installs solar-powered parking meters. Laredo Sun

Goodbye to the Brazos River? Texas Observer

Amid severe Texas drought, water desalination becomes attractive. Associated Press

State adopts international energy-efficient building codes. Longview News-Journal

Rain brings relief to Groesbeck water crisis. KCEN

2012 brings new water regulations; producers fighting for rights. KJTV

2011 expected to be Lubbock’s driest year on record. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Final piece of aquifer plan approved. San Antonio Express-News

Houston lost millions of dollars to water leaks. Houston Chronicle

Whooping cranes face tough season because of drought. Victoria Advocate

Settlement results in closure of SWEPCO power plant in 2014. Pittsburg Gazette

Texas electric grid faces uncertainty in 2012. Texas Tribune