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.
North Texas Finding New Places To Generate PowerFor 40 years, the Tarrant Regional Water District just focused on getting water to the region. Now that water, is helping quench our thirst for power.
ERCOT Says Texas Power Supply OK For Fall, WinterThe grid operator for Texas says electric users should have sufficient supply into the winter.
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.
ERCOT Conducts Rolling Blackouts In South Texas The operator of the electric grid for most of the state of Texas initiated a series of rolling blackouts in South Texas after problems arose in the area's transmission network.
State Electric Grid Operator: 4 New Plants Will Ease Demand The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says the launch this summer of new generating plants will ease high demand in the coming months that could require conservation measures.
Texans Asked To Conserve Electricity During Extreme ColdToday the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is asking electric consumers to reduce electric consumption from 5 p.m. today through Noon on Friday, February 7.
Texas Power Grid Ready For Hottest Day Of The YearWith Thursday’s predicted high of 104 - and a possible heat index of 108 – ERCOT, which operates the state’s power grid, will be busy keeping things cool.
ERCOT: Megawatt Usage Could Be Near Capacity This WeekAs temperatures continue to rise across the metroplex this week, there has also been a rise in North Texas energy use. According to ERCOT, Monday was a 2013 landmark for statewide energy use.
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.
Energy Company Offering Free Electricity At NightIf you are a “night owl” and a TXU customer a new service plan could save you hundreds of dollars a year on your bill. TXU now has a set of plans that offers customers free nighttime energy usage.
Texas Power Plants Not Generating Enough ElectricityIs it time for Texas to abandon its power grid system? That's one option being tossed around in Austin, at a State Affairs Committee hearing.