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.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced Tuesday that the demand on its power grid peaked at 65,790 megawatts (MW) setting a new July record.
Texas leaders and energy experts will meet at the Irving Energy Summit to discuss the state’s developing natural resources and the current electricity infrastructure.
The Texas power grid barely has enough electricity to meet demand this summer, and an unexpected drop in generation or spike in demand could lead to rolling blackouts, the president of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas testified Tuesday.