Mansfield ISD School Still Closed After FireA campus in the Mansfield ISD is closed for the second day after an electrical fire this past weekend.
ERCOT Says Texas Power Supply OK For Fall, WinterThe grid operator for Texas says electric users should have sufficient supply into the winter.
Texans Break Record For Hourly Electricity DemandMonday was a record breaker for Texas electricity use! Officials with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) say hourly demand broke the 69,000 megawatts (MW) threshold for the first time in the grid operators history.
Parts of Dallas Sizzling After Power Line Accident Leads To OutageAbout 100 people are without power on this triple-digit heat day in northwest Dallas.
ERCOT Asks For Electricity Conservation During Peak HoursOfficials with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the electric grid operator for most of the state, is asking consumers to reduce their electric use today.
Natural Gas Tops Coal As U.S. Electricity SourceNatural gas overtook coal as the top source of U.S. electric power generation for the first time ever earlier this year, a milestone that has been in the making for years.
Lone Star State City To Get Electricity Exclusively From Solar & WindA city in central Texas will be among the first in the U.S. to get its electricity exclusively from solar and wind energy.
ERCOT Says EPA Rule Would Be CostlyThe electric distribution grid operator for most of Texas said that a federal mandate to slash carbon emissions would challenge power reliability and raise consumer costs.
ERCOT Says EPA Rule To Slash Carbon Emissions Would Be CostlyThe electric distribution grid operator for most of Texas says a federal mandate to slash carbon emissions nationwide is infeasible for Texas because it would jeopardize power reliability in Texas and raise costs for consumers.
Power Restored To Collin County CourthousePower has been restored to a North Texas county courthouse where an electrical outage forced closure for a day. The Collin County Courthouse in McKinney is scheduled to reopen Wednesday.
Collin Co. Courthouse Closed Following Overnight Power LossAccording to county officials all trials and hearings at the Collin County Courthouse have been canceled for the day.
ERCOT: Ample Electric Capacity For Fall, Winter The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says it expects to have ample electricity available to keep up with periods of peak demand in the fall and winter.