Hot Texas Weather Puts Heavy Strain On Electric GridFriday is expected to be the hottest day of the summer so far across the DFW area. Many people will want to crank the air conditioning, but that can put a heavy strain on the electric grid.
$4.5B Wind Farm To Supply Power For Texas And 3 Other StatesIt will have 800 wind turbines and is expected to be finished in 2020.
Parents Hope Texas Teen's Last Text Will Spread Awareness The parents of a Texas teen who died after she was accidentally electrocuted inside a bathtub are sharing one of the last photos their daughter texted before her death in the hopes of warning people about the dangers of water and electricity.
Safeguard Your Holiday Home From FireTis the season for bright lights, holiday cheer and of course – Christmas trees.
Nobel Physics Prize Awarded To 3 For Topology WorkDavid Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz, all professors at universities in the U.S., were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in physics for revealing the secrets of exotic matter such as superconductors.
ERCOT Expects Sufficient Electrical Supplies This FallThe grid operator for Texas said that electric users should have sufficient supply for demands this fall and even into the winter. ERCOT on Thursday announced its predictions and the preliminary outlook through February.
Power Being Restored Throughout South LouisianaCrews with Entergy-Louisiana from four states are walking through neighborhoods across south Louisiana, inspecting electrical equipment and working to re-energize lines where it is safe to do so.
Texas Sets Another Record For Electricity UseThis is the sixth time this week that ERCOT has reached record levels of energy demand.
ERCOT's Peak Electricity Demand Tops 70,000 MegawattsManagers of the state's biggest electrical grid said that peak electricity demand topped 70,000 megawatts for the first time on Monday, shattering a record set in August of last year.
Electrical Trick Might Lead To Less Fat In ChocolateDo you get a charge out of chocolate? New research suggests that candy companies might be able to make lower-fat versions of the tasty treat with a little trick -- running liquid chocolate through an electric field.
Missouri May Soon Have Solar Panels on RoadwaysThis past session Missouri lawmakers gave permission to launch the practice on a trial basis.
ERCOT Expects Plenty Of Electricity For SummerThe grid operator for Texas said that electric users should have sufficient supply into the summer. ERCOT announced its summer prediction for energy supplies on Tuesday.

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