'Don't Just Listen To The Big Cities': Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller Calls On Gov. Abbott To Get Power To FarmersCommissioner Miller called on Gov. Abbott to designate agriculture producers and processors as critical infrastructure that must be provided gas and electricity to continue operations.
Oncor Asks All Customers To Prepare For Power Outages Lasting 'Extended Period Of Time'Oncor, which delivers electricity to much of North Texas, said the length of controlled power outages were "significantly extended" due to the severe winter weather conditions.
Texas National Guard Deployed To Help Get Residents To Warmth, Power Issues Continue Due To Winter WeatherGov. Greg Abbott said Texas National Guard troops will be deployed across the state to help conduct welfare checks and move residents, like the elderly, to local warming centers.
Non-Essential Businesses Urged To Conserve Power As Outages Continue Throughout North TexasAs the historically cold temperatures and power outages continue throughout North Texas, non-essential businesses are being urged to conserve electricity in addition to residents at their homes.
'Fighting To Restore Power,' ERCOT Calls For Rotating Outages As Extreme Winter Weather Forces Generating Units OfflineAbout 10,500 MW of customer load was shed at the highest point, which is enough power to serve approximately two million homes.
Texans Urged To Conserve Power Sunday Through Tuesday Due To 'Record-Breaking' DemandERCOT, which manages the state's power grid, is urging Texans to conserve use "as much as possible" from Sunday, Feb. 14, through Tuesday, Feb. 16.
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.
Arlington Charities Working Overtime To Rebound From TornadoOne week after the city of Arlington was hit by an EF-2 tornado, nonprofit Arlington Charities finally got their power back on.
Downed Power Lines Shutdown Parts Of Highway 26 In North Richland HillsDowned power lines closed part of a roadway in North Richland Hills on Thursday.
2 Electrocuted While Trimming Trees In North Richland Hills, Dozens Of Homes Left Without PowerTwo people are recovering after being electrocuted in a North Richland Hills residential neighborhood.
Tips On Cutting Energy Costs As Summer Approaches And Quarantines RemainHere are tips for cutting your energy costs as the summer approaches and working from home continues.
Coronavirus In Texas: Public Utility Commission Moves Up Deadline On Certain ShutoffsDarkness could come sooner than expected for some Texans.
Big Rig Crashes, Topples Power Poles Along Highway In RowlettA section of Lakeview Parkway (Highway 66) was shutdown in Rowlett after a big rig smashed into a power pole and caused a chain reaction crash.
ERCOT Requests Electricity Use Reduction Thursday, Friday Due To Record-Breaking DemandSome parts of Texas are expected to see the highest temperatures experienced so far this summer.
Oncor Workers Heading To Florida Before Hurricane DorianEmployees and contractors with Oncor are acting preemptively and sending help to Florida before Hurricane Dorian makes landfall.