Texas Electric Regulators Nix Proposed $18B Sale Of OncorTexas regulators have rejected the proposed more than $18 billion sale of Dallas-based Oncor Electric Delivery Co. to NextEra Energy Inc.
U.S. Nuclear Plant Up For Sale At Fraction Of CostAfter spending more than 40 years and $5 billion on an unfinished nuclear power plant in northeastern Alabama, the nation's largest federal utility is preparing to sell the property at a fraction of its cost.
Power Being Restored Throughout South LouisianaCrews with Entergy-Louisiana from four states are walking through neighborhoods across south Louisiana, inspecting electrical equipment and working to re-energize lines where it is safe to do so.
Despite Excessive Heat, No Orders From ERCOT To ConserveThe string of summer days languishing in the triple digits has impacted our power supply.
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.
Electricity Rates As Low As A Penny?Summer is just around the corner, and with it rising temperatures. And as temperatures rise, so do electric bills.
"Empire" & "Creed" Lead Image Awards Nominations"Empire" leads the television nominees at the NAACP's Image Awards, competing for 12 trophies at the ceremony, while "Creed" was the king of the ring with six nods in the film categories.
ERCOT Says Texas Power Supply OK For Fall, WinterThe grid operator for Texas says electric users should have sufficient supply into the winter.
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.
EPA: Texas Coal Plants Should Spend $2B To Cut EmissionsFederal regulators are proposing that the largest coal-powered plants in Texas invest $2 billion in new technology to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions, a measure energy companies are likely to resist.
Overnight Storms Knock Out Power For Thousands Across North TexasThe storms that rumbled across North Texas early Monday morning are being blamed for over 17,000 power outages.
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.