Monday was a record breaker for Texas electricity use! Officials with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) say hourly demand broke the 69,000 megawatts (MW) threshold for the first time in the grid operators history.
Officials with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the electric grid operator for most of the state, is asking consumers to reduce their electric use today.
CBS 11 Storm Team meteorologists say today could be the hottest day of the year so far, but even if temperatures don’t reach the triple-digits the forecast has the heat index well over 100-degrees.
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.
The Texas Public Utility Commission is considering raising the price cap on wholesale electricity rates by 50 percent this summer in hopes it will spur construction of new power plants.
Check out these tips from EcoMedia on how to save electricity at home, which in turn could help you save money.