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Electric Reliability Council of Texas

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ERCOT Electric Grid Manager Urges Conservation

The manager of the Texas electrical grid has declared an emergency and asked Texans to cut their energy consumption.

06/27/2011

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ERCOT Held To The Fire By State Senate

Texas State Senators got the chance to give power providers an earful on this months rolling blackouts and the events that let to them in a committee meeting Tuesday morning.

02/15/2011

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ERCOT Study: Deregulation Didn’t Work

Delia Villareal of Arlington cooks three meals a day for herself and her husband, so she’s not happy to hear about a new study finding Texas residents have paid nearly $11.5 billion dollars more than they should have for electricity since deregulation in 2002.

02/14/2011

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Conservation Requested As Outage Investigation Starts

ERCOT is once again asking for you to conserve power as the weather turns cold again across most of the state.

02/08/2011

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ERCOT Defends Handling Of Power Emergency

The power emergency is over for the time being, but ERCOT officials still say conservation is the name of the game while the temperatures are still colder than normal.

02/03/2011

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