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.
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.
Did Texans Actually Conserve Energy This Week? Residents Question ERCOT's ReadinessThe conservation request from ERCOT this week received strong reactions just a few months after the devastating winter storms that knocked out power for millions.
Public Utility Commission Grills ERCOT Over Its Call For Texans To Conserve Energy This WeekCalling on Texans to conserve energy just four months after a massive power outage affected millions in the state caused a lot of worry.
Texas Power Grid Holding Up As Conservation Request From ERCOT RemainsWednesday, June 16 is the third consecutive day Texans were asked to conserve electricity.
North Texans Turning To Generators To Ensure Cool SummerPeople are concerned about potential failure of the Texas power grid.
ERCOT Says 'Forced Generation Outages,' High Temps Could Spell Issues For Texas Electricity Grid; Urge ConservationThe Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is asking all Texans to reduce electric use as much as possible as Texas heat stresses grid.
Texas At 'Elevated Risk' Of Energy Emergencies This Summer, Says North American Electric Reliability Corp.NERC says above average temperatures or less than expected wind output could cause energy challenges this summer.
ERCOT Says Power Should Stay On In Texas Throughout The SummerEven on the hottest day this summer the air conditioning should stay on, according to ERCOT's final seasonal assessment.
ERCOT Board Announces Brad Jones To Serve As Interim CEOThe ERCOT Board of Directors today announced the selection of Brad Jones to serve as interim President and CEO for the Texas grid operator.
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 House Gives Final Passage To 6 Bills Meant To Prevent Widespread Power OutagesThe Texas House gave final passage on Wednesday, March 31, to six bills aimed at preventing last month's widespread and deadly power outages from ever happening again.
I-Team: Failed Communication And 2-Page Form Kept Texans In Cold And Dark Longer During Winter StormsThe state’s electric utility companies that service the deregulated areas said to be put on their “critical” lists, all gas producers needed to do was fill out a simple form.