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The Economic Importance of Texas' Coastal Counties: An Analysis of the Dependence of Texas and its Regions on Business Operations in the Tier 1 Windstorm Insurance Coverage Area
Report Published on January 18, 2015

In 2015, The Perryman Group prepared a study to assist the efforts to reform the windstorm insurance system which focused on the possibilities of major storms along the Gulf Coast. While the analysis obviously does not reflect the unique and unprecedented effects of Hurricane Harvey, it does provide some useful insights. Given the significance of this historic storm and its role in the economy in the coming months, we wanted to share these insights.

What direction is Texas' energy sector headed?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 02, 2020

Dr. Perryman explains the state's expansion into renewable energy resources. 

What does the future look like for energy generation and storage in Texas?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 26, 2019

There is an effort across Texas to create a large battery storage capacity, which Dr. Perryman says is very important as we look to our energy future.

What type of power exceeded coal on the power grid for the first time in Texas?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on July 30, 2019

An ERCOT power report shows for the first time, wind energy exceeds coal on the state's power grid.