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.
Whole Foods Adding Solar Panels At Dozens Of StoresA bit more sunshine might soon be shining down on up to 100 Whole Foods Markets across the country. The Austin-based grocery store giant announced that it has partnered with two solar companies to install the rooftop solar units.
Exxon Mobil Says Oil & Gas Will Still Dominate In 2040The way oil giant Exxon Mobil sees it, the global energy landscape won't be radically different in 2040 than it is today. Oil and gas will remain king, the company forecasted on Monday.
Hard Times In The Texas Oil Patch As Bust Takes HoldThe drumbeat of low crude oil prices has taken hold in the oil and gas industry, from South Texas to Wall Street.
Average Gas Price Soon Under $2, Lowest Since RecessionThe nationwide average price of a gallon of regular Saturday was $2.02, down 58 cents from this time last year, according to auto club AAA.
'Clean Coal' Technology Fails To Capture World's AttentionThe Kemper County power plant was supposed to be up and running by now, showing the world how to burn coal without spewing climate-warming carbon pollution into the air. Instead, the coal plant is looking like another monument to the unfulfilled promise of carbon capture technology.
Luminant Buys 2 East Texas Power Plants From NextEraThe acquisition is expected to close next spring, pending regulatory approvals.
I-Team: Underground Gas Lines Damaged OftenThe explosion that nearly killed a woman in Waxahachie is September, happened in an instant. The type of mistake the led to it, we discovered, happens nearly every day.
Economists Question Bush's Energy ProposalThe link between an oil export ban and gas prices is not as direct as Jeb Bush would have voters believe.
Hunt Consolidated To Acquire Oncor In Bid To Solve Nearly $46B BankruptcyHunt Consolidated has reached an agreement to buy the Texas electric utility Oncor in a bid to resolve the $46 billion bankruptcy and breakup of power giant Energy Future Holdings.
Finding Ways To Keep Your Electricity Bill Low In The Texas HeatCBS 11 Storm Team meteorologists say today could be the hottest day of the year so far, but even if temperatures don’t reach the triple-digits the forecast has the heat index well over 100-degrees.