Xcel Energy Approves $40M In New Transmission ProjectsMore than 30 miles of transmission lines and several electrical substations will be upgraded as part of eight infrastructure projects being planned by Xcel Energy.
Plant Power Cell Phone Charging Device In DevelopmentTaking flower power to a whole new level, the Bioo Lite will one day charge cell phones plugged into a potted plant.
UTA, City Of Denton Working On Converting Garbage Into ElectricityThe idea has drawn students and researchers from 27 different countries to see what Denton and UTA are doing.
Xcel Energy Warns Texas Customers Of Phone ScamA electric and natural gas company has warned Texas and New Mexico customers to beware of pay-over-the-phone schemes.
Some Garland Tornado Victims Endure Cold To Stay & Protect HomesAn EF-4 tornado hit the city of Garland Saturday, killing eight people and damaging scores of homes. Tuesday some families in the area were still waiting for power to be restored.
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.