First, it was the ice storm last month. This week, it’s the cold snap. Many North Texans turned up their thermostats — and kept them there. After mother nature’s bitter blast, residents like Bob Firth are already seeing higher heating bills.
Though rolling blackouts are not expected, freezing temperatures across much of Texas have led officials to issue an “Energy Emergency Alert” to protect the grid.
A new online tool developed at Texas A&M could help Texas homeowners save money and energy based on where they plant trees.
Former President George W. Bush is set to give brief remarks on Thursday at a daylong conference that his Dallas institute is holding on energy regulation and growth.
Ground has been broken for a large-scale wind turbine testing facility in the Texas Panhandle.
Feeling fatigued is like a car running out of gas. But could your diet be to blame? How you fill up your body’s fuel tank could be the difference between perking up for good, or ping-ponging between feeling energetic and feeling tired again.
There 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.
North Texas energy provider Oncor sent work crews to the east coast on Monday morning to help restore power to areas about to be slammed by Hurricane Sandy, when the storm makes landfall on Monday night.
The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.
Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.
Critics of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, believe it harms the environment. Industry leaders insist it is safe.