Texas Energy Officials Under Microscope As Congress Questions Leaders About Power Grid FailureQuestions in Washington as Congress continues probing Texas officials, who oversee the state’s energy industry and electric grid, in their quest to get answers after February's massive and deadly power outages.
ERCOT, Texas Railroad Commission Facing Questions From Congress About Power Grid FailureThe widespread deadly power outages in Texas in February is getting more attention in Washington Wednesday. Congress is questioning officials who oversee the state’s energy industry and electric grid.
'The Right Thing To Do,' Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Requests ERCOT To Rectify $16 Billion Error During StormLt. Gov. Dan Patrick has called on the Texas Public Utilities Commission and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas to correct the emergency pricing error.
Ousted ERCOT CEO Bill Magness Says He Won't Take A Severance PackageERCOT announced Thursday night, fired CEO Bill Magness told board members he will not seek or accept a severance package.
ERCOT CEO Bill Magness Voted Out By Board Of DirectorsThe Board of Directors for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas voted 6-1 Wednesday night, March 3, to give the CEO 60 days notice per his contract.
At ERCOT Hearings Oncor CEO Says Decision Was 'Between Having Electricity & Having A Total Blackout For Up To A Month'For the second day in a row, members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) are being grilled by lawmakers in Austin about the state power grid and the blackouts that left Texans in the cold and dark, and cost some their lives.
House And Senate Hearings Investigating ERCOT Power Outages Set To Get Underway In AustinToday state lawmakers will begin their investigation into the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and the massive power failure that left millions of Texans in the dark and without heat.
5 ERCOT Board Members Announce Resignations In Wake Of Statewide Power Outages During Winter StormsFive members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), including the board chairman and board vice chairman, are resigning effective Wednesday, Feb. 24.
Can Texans Sue ERCOT For Not Keeping Power On During Winter Storms?That decision, many legal experts believe, lies with the Texas Supreme Court.
ERCOT Says Texas Grids Are Up And Running & Electrical Systems Are Back To NormalERCOT -- Texas’ electric grid operator -- say the system has returned to normal for the first time since a winter storm knocked out power to more than 4 million customers.
ERCOT Expects To Come Out Of Electricity 'Emergency Conditions' Later Friday MorningAfter some four days of many Texans living in the dark and cold, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced that it expects to come out of emergency conditions Friday morning.
ERCOT Continues Power Restoration Efforts For More Than 2 Million Texans Amid CriticismThe Electric Reliability Council of Texas said it hopes by Thursday, customers will face controlled outages for no more than one hour at a time.
With Millions Of Texans Still In The Dark, ERCOT Has No Timeline For When Power Will Be Fully RestoredDespite the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) restoring power to more than half-a-million homes across the state Tuesday night, hundreds of thousands of North Texans are still in the dark and without heat.
ERCOT Needs To Better Winterize Power Grid & Add Capacity, SMU Energy Expert SaysThe record-cold snap in Texas continues to leave between two and three million residents without power.
ERCOT Expecting Record Electricity Use During Extreme Cold“This statewide weather system is expected to bring Texas the coldest weather we’ve experienced in decades,” said ERCOT President and CEO Bill Magness.