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Overnight Storms Knock Out Power For Thousands Across North Texas

The storms that rumbled across North Texas early Monday morning are being blamed for over 17,000 power outages.

10/13/2014

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

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.

10/08/2014

Dark clouds provide a backdrop for power lines. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

Power Outages Continue For Thousands In North Texas

There’s still no power for more than 45,00 people in Fort Worth following Thursday’s storms.

10/03/2014

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Some Fort Worth Schools Had No Power Yet Still Had Classes

15 Fort Worth ISD schools had only partial power or none at all – yet still had classes.

10/03/2014

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Collin Co. Courthouse Closed Following Overnight Power Loss

According to county officials all trials and hearings at the Collin County Courthouse have been canceled for the day.

09/09/2014

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ERCOT: Ample Electric Capacity For Fall, Winter

The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says it expects to have ample electricity available to keep up with periods of peak demand in the fall and winter.

09/02/2014

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

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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

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