A Dallas company has broken ground on a 758-megawatt natural gas-fueled electric generating plant in North Texas. Panda Power Funds began construction Thursday on the plant in Sherman.
Hundreds of electrical workers from North Texas are starting their second week in the northeast. Workers are helping restore power to the areas hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.
There are some words of concern from officials at ERCOT. While the state has adequate resources to survive a cold winter and a hot spring, the long-term outlook is a bit different.
You’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.
The Texas Public Utility Commission will consider doubling the cap on wholesale electricity prices in hopes of convincing generators to build more power plants.
A Dallas company plans to build a 758-megawatt natural gas-fueled electric generating plant in North Texas.
Many companies are attempting to unlink their profit margins from oil. Frito-Lay is trying to do this by ditching their aging fleet of diesel delivery vans and going electric.
Ground has been broken for a 758-megawatt, natural gas-fueled power plant to serve Central Texas.
Some 600,000 households and businesses are without power because of then Hurricane, now Tropical Storm Isaac. To help those in need North Texas Oncor crews are stepping up to assist folks in Louisiana.
A transformer fire in Dallas has left thousands without electricity. The fire broke out before 9:00 a.m. at an Oncor transformer just off Central Expressway, near Royal Lane.
Utility officials said that about 15,000 homes and businesses in North Texas are still without electricity after a series of overnight storms.
Yesterday the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced that electricity demand had set a new July record. Today the electric grid operator for most of the state is recommending conservation.