When Is Daylight Saving Time? Why Do We Set The Clocks Back?Texans will turn the clock back one hour at 1 a.m. on Sunday, November 5. As the country prepares to turn their clocks back this weekend people are asking why we get an extra hour of sleep each Fall.
Oncor Offering Customers Energy-Saving TreesFor Texans looking to save money on their monthly energy bills, Oncor is offering a simple solution: plant a tree.
ERCOT: No Winter Concerns, Spring Heat Could Mean TroubleThere are some words of concern from officials at ERCOT. While the state has adequate resources to survive a cold winter and a hot spring, the long-term outlook is a bit different.
ERCOT Calling For Afternoon Energy ConservationYesterday 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.
North Texans Find Creative Ways To Reduce Energy ConsumptionOn Monday, CBS 11 News found a number of parents who found creative ways to reduce their electricity consumption. Most simply took advantage of someone else's electricity .
ERCOT Announces Record Use For June DayAs it stands, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is performing under normal conditions and no emergency electricity alerts have been issued, but persistent hot weather could change that.
ERCOT Warns Of Energy Emergencies After This SummerERCOT says the state should have enough power to get through this summer without rolling blackouts, but reserves could be running below target levels by 2014 and tapped out completely by 2022.
Sunday's Weekend Energy Use Breaks Record For Second Day In A RowFor the second day in a row, the state’s energy demand sailed past the previous record for weekend use Sunday afternoon.