The electric distribution grid operator for most of Texas said that a federal mandate to slash carbon emissions would challenge power reliability and raise consumer costs.
The electric distribution grid operator for most of Texas says a federal mandate to slash carbon emissions nationwide is infeasible for Texas because it would jeopardize power reliability in Texas and raise costs for consumers.
Power has been restored to a North Texas county courthouse where an electrical outage forced closure for a day. The Collin County Courthouse in McKinney is scheduled to reopen Wednesday.
According to county officials all trials and hearings at the Collin County Courthouse have been canceled for the day.
The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says it expects to have ample electricity available to keep up with periods of peak demand in the fall and winter.
A Preston Hollow couple is threatening to sue Oncor after intruders broke into their fenced backyard and cut the limbs off their trees.
Besides rain and floods there’s another element to severe weather that’s proving to be costly — lightning. In Frisco, a lightning strike is being blamed for sparking a blaze that required four fire engines and a ladder truck to extinguish.
Electric retailer Reliant said that it has launched an unprecedented program in Texas which allows customers to purchase their power at a flat monthly fee for 12 months.
The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas said that six new generating units going online by August should help meet the state’s power needs this summer.
January’s polar vortex knocked several important coal-fired electricity plants in Texas offline. Frozen instruments were the most-cited problem for why the plants shut down.
The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says the launch this summer of new generating plants will ease high demand in the coming months that could require conservation measures.
The state’s power operator has extended a ‘Conservation Alert’ through Tuesday morning.