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Plano City Hall evacuation (Photos via @SteveStoler, Director of Media Relations, City of Plano)

Power Outage Affecting Plano City Hall

A major power outage affecting Plano City Hall and other municipal government offices is expected to continue well into this afternoon.

04/18/2014

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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.

03/05/2014

An electric pylon towers into the cloudy afternoon sky. (credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

ERCOT Extends Conservation Alert Due To Record Cold

The state’s power operator has extended a ‘Conservation Alert’ through Tuesday morning.

03/03/2014

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Grid Operator: Peak-Hour Demand Rising More Slowly

Demand for electric power across Texas isn’t growing as fast as previously thought, even during the hottest hours of summer, the operator of the electric distribution grid for most of the state said Friday.

02/28/2014

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ERCOT: Peak-Hour Energy Demand Rising More Slowly

The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says demand for electric power isn’t growing as fast as previously thought – even during the hottest summer hours.

02/28/2014

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ERCOT Cancels Conservation Alert For North Texas

The operator of the electric grid that lights most of Texas has discontinued a prior alert asking customers to use less electricity.

02/07/2014

Incandescent light bulb is illuminated next to electricity pylons. (credit: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)

Texans Asked To Conserve Electricity During Extreme Cold

Today 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.

CBSDFW.COM–02/06/2014

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Nearly 2,000 Burleson Residents Lose Power

One community in Burleson was left in the dark Monday night when the power went out.

01/06/2014

Repair crews removing downed trees and attempting to restore power (Photo: Stephanie Lucero-Casler)

Many North Texas Residents Still Living Without Power

With the power out since Friday, Wreford says it’s gotten down to 37 degrees inside her Lake Highlands area house — and she’s fed up with Oncor’s broken promises.

12/09/2013

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More Than 161,000 North Texans Remain Without Power

A lot of North Texans were still without electricity Friday night. And that means no heat for residents as temperatures continue getting colder.

CBSDFW.COM–12/06/2013

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Wendy Davis Joins PUC Bashing Over Market Vote

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is joining bipartisan opposition against a possible restructuring of the Texas electricity market.

12/05/2013

Incandescent light bulb is illuminated next to electricity pylons. (credit: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)

Handful Of North Texans Still Without Electricity

A handful of Texans had Thanksgiving dinner out as dozens of homes remained without electric power four days after a winter storm.

11/28/2013

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