Utility

Texas Utility Commissioner Resigns After Leaked Call Pledging to Help Banks Keep Blackout Profits

Power lines in Houston during the midst of February’s blackouts.Photo: David J. Phillip (AP)The last standing member of Texas’s Public Utility Commission handed in his resignation on Tuesday following a report that he assured out-of-state investors who made big profits from last month’s blackouts that he was working to make sure they could keep their…