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.
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.
Bill Requiring Winterizing Facilities That Provide Electric Service Progresses In Texas HouseAfter Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick called on Gov. Abbott to make the change himself on Thursday, the governor said it's up to the legislature to act.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Calls On Gov. Greg Abbott To Reverse ERCOT Overcharges, Exposing Major Policy DifferencePatrick said he's on the same page as Governor Abbott 95%  of the time, but not in this specific case involving the power outages that have consumed the Texas Capitol for the past month.