99% Of Texas Electric Generation, Transmission Facilities Pass Winterization Inspection, ERCOT Says“The Texas electric grid is more prepared for winter operations than ever before,” said Interim ERCOT CEO Brad Jones.
Dallas Focused On Warming Centers In The Event Of Another Debilitating Winter StormThe hope was to have fixed generators in certain libraries and rec centers, but because of supply chain issues their original plan is changing.
'My Home Is Still Uninhabitable': 10 Months After Winter Storm Some Texans Still Waiting On Insurance Claims“I think the hardest part is the emotional toll of not having a home,” said Terry Gilg said. “I don't think the insurance companies think about that when they just put everyone on hold.”
New Texas Rules Requiring Oil And Gas Producers To Winterize Not In Time For This WinterRegulators of Texas' oil and gas industry that buckled during February's deadly freeze moved Tuesday toward making some producers more prepared for cold weather in the future.
New Report Says Electric Power & Natural Gas Sectors In Texas Remain Vulnerable To Extreme Winter WeatherA new federal report finds the electric power and natural gas sectors in Texas remain vulnerable to extreme winter weather.
ERCOT Interim CEO In North Texas To 'Rebuild Trust' After February Storm-Related Power OutagesERCOT’s interim CEO was in Coppell Monday addressing what changes are being made and taking questions from the public.
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.
'More Can Be Done': Gov. Abbott Directs Public Utility Commission To Improve Texas' Electric Reliability Now“The objective of these directives is to ensure that all Texans have access to reliable, safe, and affordable power, and that this task is achieved in the quickest possible way," the letter reads.
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.
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.
New Oversight, Mandates For Texas' Power Grid Proposed In Wake Of Blackouts During Winter StormsBoth the GOP-controlled House and Senate passed sweeping reforms that lawmakers say would prevent a repeat of the widespread blackouts that spiraled into one of the worst power outages in U.S. history.
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.
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.