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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.
Battle Lines Drawn Over Power Lines In FriscoSome Frisco homeowners are concerned about proposed high voltage transmission lines coming into their neighborhood.
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.
State Senate Advances Electricity Refund Proposal State lawmakers are advancing a plan that would return money generated from an electricity surcharge back to ratepayers.
Oncor Customers Should Expect Higher Electric BillsYou'll probably notice an increase on your next electric bill. According to Oncor Electric, the charge is to recover the money the company spends on transmission lines and other equipment.
Smitherman Gets GOP Railroad Commission NodTexas Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman has defeated Gregory Parker for the Republican nomination to retain his seat on the board that has nothing to do with trains.
Texas Leaders Talk Policies At Energy SummitTexas leaders and energy experts will meet at the Irving Energy Summit to discuss the state's developing natural resources and the current electricity infrastructure.
Official: Texas Electric Supply Will Be Tight The Texas power grid barely has enough electricity to meet demand this summer, and an unexpected drop in generation or spike in demand could lead to rolling blackouts, the president of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas testified Tuesday.
Texas Approves Doubling Wholesale Electricity RatesThe Texas Public Utility Commission voted Thursday to raise the wholesale electricity price cap by 50 percent this summer in a move it hopes will spur construction of new power plants.
A Little Energy May Save You On Your Electric BillTurning up the thermostat, and turning on the ceiling fans can only cut your power bill so far. In the middle of a historic heat wave though, more North Texas residents are looking for relief from bills that are commonly climbing above $300 a month.
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