Texas Power Grid Manager Expects To Avoid Summer BlackoutsElectricity demand in Texas is expected to hit record levels this summer, and with a thin margin of reserve power, the operator of the state's grid says it may have to ask businesses and consumers to conserve.
Roasting Hot! Texans Break ERCOT Energy Use RecordERCOT, the corporation that manages the electric grid for most of the state, broke an energy record on Monday.
Finding Ways To Keep Your Electricity Bill Low In The Texas HeatCBS 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.
Residents Upset With New Restrictions On Solar PanelsHomeowners in North Richland Hills say the city government is making it harder – not easier – to harness clean energy.
Dallas Officials Decide Not To Enter Atmos Rate Hike FightBucking the trend of other North Texas cities, on Wednesday the Dallas City Council agreed to a rate hike with Atmos Energy -- the natural gas supplier. It would boost the average residential bill by $2.08 a month, businesses by roughly $6.
Texas Cities Band Together To Fight Atmos Rate IncreaseDozens of cities are saying no to a request from Atmos Energy to raise monthly gas bills. The increase would add about $2 to the average household bill, but analysts for a group of cities believe that’s more than double what the utility needs.
After Bitter Winter Blast, Higher Heating Bills Will Likely ArriveFirst, it was the ice storm last month. This week, it's the cold snap. Many North Texans turned up their thermostats -- and kept them there. After mother nature's bitter blast, residents like Bob Firth are already seeing higher heating bills.
Oncor Offering Customers Energy-Saving TreesFor Texans looking to save money on their monthly energy bills, Oncor is offering a simple solution: plant a tree.
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.
21 Energy Saving Actions & Their BenefitsLooking to save energy and trim your utility bill? Check out these 21 energy saving actions and the benefits you could get as a result.
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