Ten Things You Should Know About Texas Energy No. 7
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Balanced Energy for Texas
Balanced Energy E-Alert (April 2013)

We are pleased to announce the Ten Things You Should Know About Texas Energy. Each week for the remainder of the 83rd Legislative Session, we will send you a different fact about Texas Energy. As the session progresses, be on the look out for more updates and the rest of the facts!


7. Texas' Coal Fleet Is the Youngest In America

Texas has by far the youngest coal fleet in the nation with an average age of 28 years; the national average is 44 years. Several of the state's coal plants are state of the art and less than five years old. The youth of the Texas coal fleet means it has decades of useful life remaining that will be essential to maintaining the growth and vitality of the Texas energy economy.

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Did you miss last week's Top 10 point? Click here to see it: No. 6 Texas Electric Generators Are Good Stewards of Water

Balanced Energy for Texas is a statewide coalition of energy consumers, producers, and providers committed to supporting policies that preserve and promote our state's leading role in energy and economic development.

We believe that energy is the backbone of Texas' economy and that economic prosperity is contingent upon the adoption of sensible policies that maximize the use of our state's abundant, diverse and affordable energy portfolio, specifically oil, natural gas and coal. This balanced portfolio, based on free market principles and a sound regulatory framework, is critical to Texas' continued profitability, competitiveness and economic success.

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