Homeowners Handing Over Control Of Thermostat To Lower BillsCoServ Electric, which services most homes in Frisco as well as homes in parts of six North Texas counties, has started a new high-tech program aimed at lowering energy usage a peak times during the summer.
Electric Company Warning: Beware Of Fake Utility WorkersOncor Electric is warning customers through social media of thieves posing as employees. The fake workers have been reported in towns across North Texas -- from Mesquite to Midland.
More Texas Families Seeking Assistance Paying Heating BillsThe temperature may be plunging but that also means a lot of electric bills are skyrocketing. The harsh winter has forced more North Texans than ever to seek financial assistance or face having their heat cut off.
Power Companies Dangle Free Nights And Weekends Electric bills have long been take-it-or-leave-it affairs: Pay one rate for power, no matter when you used it. Now they are increasingly offering deals that sound like cell phone promotions: Free nights, free weekends and pre-paid plans.
Oncor Customers Should Expect Higher Electric BillsYou'll probably notice an increase on your next electric bill. According to Oncor Electric, the charge is to recover the money the company spends on transmission lines and other equipment.
Official: Texas Electric Supply Will Be Tight The Texas power grid barely has enough electricity to meet demand this summer, and an unexpected drop in generation or spike in demand could lead to rolling blackouts, the president of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas testified Tuesday.
Texas Approves Doubling Wholesale Electricity RatesThe Texas Public Utility Commission voted Thursday to raise the wholesale electricity price cap by 50 percent this summer in a move it hopes will spur construction of new power plants.
Energy Company Offering Free Electricity At NightIf you are a “night owl” and a TXU customer a new service plan could save you hundreds of dollars a year on your bill. TXU now has a set of plans that offers customers free nighttime energy usage.
No Rolling Power Outages Expected This SummerIt looks like Texas will make it through the summer without rolling power outages. Officials with ERCOT) say forecasters are not anticipating the same extreme temperatures seen during last summer's record drought.
21 Energy Saving Actions & Their BenefitsLooking to save energy and trim your utility bill? Check out these 21 energy saving actions and the benefits you could get as a result.
ERCOT Reports Record Peak Electricity Demand
Heat Forces People To Choose Between Bills