House Oversight Committee Wants Winter Storm Documents From Grid Operator ERCOTInquiries into the electricity blackouts during the February storms in Texas have now moved to Washington. The House Oversight Committee is investigating the agency that operates the grid in the state.
Texas Power Company Brazos Electric Files For Bankruptcy Protection After Deadly Winter StormsIt is the largest and oldest power cooperative in Texas and now, after the devastating February winter storms, is filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Officials with Brazos Electric say it was a “financially robust, stable company" before the winter blast hit.
500K+ Texans Still Under Boil Water Advisories A Week After Deadly Winter StormsMore than half a million Texans are still under boil water notices, or have no water at all because of burst pipes, more than a week after a deadly winter storm moved through the state.
ERCOT Shuts Down Wholesale Electricity Provider Griddy In TexasGriddy's customers are now being switched to other electric providers.
At Texas Capitol Hearing, Oncor CEO Explains Whose Lights Stayed On & Why Outages Lasted Longer Than Intended"I want to say that I completely understand all the outrage and anger of all Texans," said Oncor CEO Allen Nye.
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.
ERCOT CEO Grilled By State Lawmakers, As Power Plant Operators Admit Entire Energy Sector Failed TexasThe State House and State Senate began separate hearings at 9:00 a.m. that ran well into the evening on Thursday.
Regulation Again The Topic In Texas After Winter Storm Results In Blackouts, Power OutagesOne of the emerging response to a winter weather catastrophe in Texas, that caused one of the worst power outages in U.S. history, is unusual for the Lone Star State: calls for more regulation.
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.
ERCOT CEO, Board Members Acknowledge Communications Problems Before, During Widespread Texas Power OutagesERCOT's CEO Bill Magness told board members Wednesday that the company did all it could to prevent a catastrophic blackout.
'You Deserve Answers, You Will Get Those Answers': Gov. Greg Abbott On Days-Long Power Outages During Winter Storms"Tragic does not even begin to describe the devastation and suffering you endured over the past week," said Gov. Abbott. "Too many of you were shivering in your own homes, no power, no heat, no water."