San Antonio’s controversial Climate Action and Adaptation Plan has gotten its first formal endorsement from a business group.
The San Antonio International Airport lost power just before noon, and regained it just before 1 p.m. on Tuesday.
Changes to the City’s climate plan were enough to win support of the utility’s board, which voted to approve a resolution in support on Monday.
Commentary: A sustained citywide public education and outreach program will be necessary to engage citizens in changing their lives to help save the planet.
CPS Energy announced a peak demand record of 5,109 megawatts set between 4 and 5 p.m. Monday.
In a speech to the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Ron Nirenberg on Friday reiterated his call for an end to bonuses for utility executives.
An updated version of the City’s climate action plan has been stripped of its most controversial strategies to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
CPS Energy leaders frequently travel around the nation, sometimes the world. SAWS leaders tend to spend most of their time in San Antonio, records show.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg called the CPS Energy and SAWS chiefs “exemplary leaders” but added that San Antonio needs to “take the political theater out of executive compensation.”
Vast disparities in pay between CPS Energy officials and those at the San Antonio Water System mirror a pay gap between power and water utilities across the country.