Six Months After Winter Storms Consumer Advocacy Group Warns Texas Power Grid Still Isn't PreparedSix months after a series of winter storms left thousands of Texans without power, Texans for Fair Energy Billing is warning that legislative inaction has left the state power grid unprepared for the upcoming winter.
'Reliability Is First': ERCOT, PUC Give Update On Readiness Of Texas Power Grid During Summer HeatScorching temperatures are upon Texans in the midst of summer and energy officials continue to be on the hot seat in the state.
ERCOT Unveils A Roadmap To Improving Electric Grid Reliability In TexasThe Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has delivered what it calls a “roadmap to improving grid reliability” to Gov. Greg Abbott, members of the Legislature and the Public Utility Commission.
ERCOT Warns Of 'Tight Grid Conditions' Wednesday, But No Call To ConserveOn Tuesday, ERCOT sent out an alert shortly after 4:30 p.m. warning of potential "emergency conditions," and called on Texans to conserve for several hours.
ERCOT Sends Alert About Possible 'Emergency Conditions', Calls On Texans To ConserveERCOT, The Electric Reliability Council of Texas issued an alert Tuesday, April 13, shortly after 4:30 p.m. warning of potential "emergency conditions," but it was not expecting power outages.
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.