‘He has total veto power’: Greg Abbott takes control over who will lead Texas’ troubled power grid, sources say

Locked in a potentially tight reelection race and facing criticism over the grid’s 2021 collapse, the governor is exerting unprecedented influence over what the state grid operator shares with the public — and who will be its next CEO.

By Mitchell Ferman, The Texas TribuneAugust 11, 2022 10:15 am, ,

From The Texas Tribune:

Abbott’s office controls ERCOT’s public statements

Who wants to be ERCOT’s next CEO?