Though rolling blackouts are not expected, freezing temperatures across much of Texas have led officials to issue an “Energy Emergency Alert” to protect the grid.
Oncor on Tuesday reported that power restoration is essentially complete in the Dallas area. Crews continue working in the Paris area, where scattered outages continue.
Utility company Oncor expects nearly all of the power across the Metroplex to be restored by the end of Monday. Roughly 14,000 outages remain across the Dallas area.
A lot of North Texans were still without electricity Friday night. And that means no heat for residents as temperatures continue getting colder.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is joining bipartisan opposition against a possible restructuring of the Texas electricity market.
The cold weather and threat of icy conditions has Oncor crews standing by in Lancaster, ready for any potential power outages that may appear across North Texas.
A handful of Texans had Thanksgiving dinner out as dozens of homes remained without electric power four days after a winter storm.
The Texas Senate’s Natural Resources Committee has called the Public Utility Commission to talk about the pricing of electricity.
A cold winter rain suddenly turned to ice west of Fort Worth Friday afternoon, coating trees and power lines.
A decision could come early next year about how Texas plans to help ensure its energy reserves meet rising demand for power amid the state’s booming economy and population.
All is relatively quiet at AT&T Stadium on Wednesday, but Liberia’s president recently said that the building uses more electricity than what is generated in her entire country.
The manager of the electric grid that serves most of the state said that it is ready to meet the power demands expected in Texas this coming autumn and winter.