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ERCOT Urges Texans To Conserve Electricity

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.

01/06/2014

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Power Mostly Restored After DFW Ice Storm

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.

12/10/2013

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Power Nearly Restored To All In DFW

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.

12/09/2013

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More Than 161,000 North Texans Remain Without Power

A lot of North Texans were still without electricity Friday night. And that means no heat for residents as temperatures continue getting colder.

CBSDFW.COM–12/06/2013

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Wendy Davis Joins PUC Bashing Over Market Vote

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is joining bipartisan opposition against a possible restructuring of the Texas electricity market.

12/05/2013

Dark clouds provide a backdrop for power lines. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

Oncor Preps For Winter Storm Power Outages

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.

12/05/2013

Incandescent light bulb is illuminated next to electricity pylons. (credit: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)

Handful Of North Texans Still Without Electricity

A handful of Texans had Thanksgiving dinner out as dozens of homes remained without electric power four days after a winter storm.

11/28/2013

Dark clouds provide a backdrop for power lines. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

State Senators Question Electricity Pricing

The Texas Senate’s Natural Resources Committee has called the Public Utility Commission to talk about the pricing of electricity.

11/25/2013

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Wet Weather Turns To Ice In Parts Of North Texas

A cold winter rain suddenly turned to ice west of Fort Worth Friday afternoon, coating trees and power lines.

CBS 11–11/22/2013

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Texas Power Market Decision May Come In Early ’14

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.

10/15/2013

A view of AT&T Stadium (formerly Cowboys Stadium) at night on January 26, 2011 in Arlington, Texas, ahead of Super Bowl XLV. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

More Energy Used: AT&T Stadium Or Liberia?

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.

09/18/2013

High-voltage power lines carry electricity. (credit: David Silverman/Getty Images)

ERCOT Prepared For Fall & Winter Demand

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.

09/04/2013

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