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White House

Warren Buffet is making a play for Texas’ largest electric transmission utility.

Energy Future Holdings Files Second Bankruptcy Plan

May 2, 2016
Texas Tribune

Energy Future Holdings, Texas’ largest power company, is going back to the drawing board in its efforts to emerge from one of the largest corporate bankruptcies in American history.

Texas Regulators Approve Oncor Deal, But Uncertainty Persists

Mar 24, 2016
Todd Wiseman / Texas Tribune

Texas regulators on Thursday approved the Ray L. Hunt family’s high-stakes plan to purchase and reshape the state's largest electric utility. But they added major revisions, prolonging the battle to own Oncor. 

Texas Tribune

State regulators have to decide whether control of Texas power lines can change hands. At issue is whether an investment group led by Dallas businessman Ray Hunt gets to buy Oncor. The company connects power plants with the companies you pay for electricity.

Stella Chavez / KERA News

In today's All Things Considered local block from the KERA newsroom: the state’s largest power company files for bankruptcy. Also, a recap from the home rule proposal debate on Think today. Doualy Xaykaothao visits a Fort Worth animal clinic, where allegations of animal abuse have been made. And as part of our Class of ’17 series, Stella Chavez catches up with Chance Hawkins as he works with a new therapist to improve his motor skills.

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Energy Future Holdings filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization Tuesday after agreeing with key financial stakeholders to keep its power-producing businesses operating in Texas while it reduces roughly $40 billion in debt.