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.
“There ain’t no place like home!” Elliott exclaimed when confronted with idea of being evicted and sent to a nursing home. “I came here when I was twenty years old. And today I’m 67 years old.
Lining up down the block, hundreds of Frisco homeowners came to get a peek at the proposal to build transmission lines through their neighborhood.
Electric bills have long been take-it-or-leave-it affairs: Pay one rate for power, no matter when you used it. Now they are increasingly offering deals that sound like cell phone promotions: Free nights, free weekends and pre-paid plans.
State lawmakers are advancing a plan that would return money generated from an electricity surcharge back to ratepayers.
High winds are being blamed for a spate of power outages across the DFW area overnight. Oncor reported more than 10,000 customers in the dark around 2:00 a.m. during the height of the problem.
The agency that oversees most of the Texas power grid says future power projections have improved but the state could still struggle with peak demand — possibly even next summer.
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.