Hunt 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.
Federal 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.
The storms that rumbled across North Texas early Monday morning are being blamed for over 17,000 power outages.
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.
There’s still no power for more than 45,00 people in Fort Worth following Thursday’s storms.
15 Fort Worth ISD schools had only partial power or none at all – yet still had classes.
According to county officials all trials and hearings at the Collin County Courthouse have been canceled for the day.
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.
A major power outage affecting Plano City Hall and other municipal government offices is expected to continue well into this afternoon.
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.
The state’s power operator has extended a ‘Conservation Alert’ through Tuesday morning.
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.