Royse City Deals With Citywide Power Outage After 18-Wheeler Hit Transmission LineRoyse City experienced a citywide power outage after an 18-wheeler hit a major transmission line, police said.
Cell Phones Save The Day, Light Up Texas High School Graduation After Power OutageThe class of 2021 at a high school in Texas will never forget their graduation ceremony, part of which was spent in the dark.
Oncor: Wednesday Morning Storms Cause Power Outages Across North TexasStrong storms and heavy rain on Wednesday morning brought damaging winds and frequent lightning that resulted in tens of thousands across the Metroplex losing power.
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.
Never Again: 4 Steps Texas Needs To Take To Prevent Another Power CrisisIt was a failure. Millions of Texans were left without power at a time when they needed it the most. While the winter storms like those that hit Texas last week are rare, it’s not out of the question that it could happen again.
Texas-Based Electricity Provider 'Just Energy' Says Winter Storm Could Force It Out Of BusinessAn electricity and gas provider based in Texas, Just Energy, warned that the financial impact of the winter storm that moved through the state could force it out of business.
President Biden To Sign Major Disaster Declaration For Texas, Could Visit State As Soon As Next WeekPresident Joe Biden says he is making a major disaster declaration for Texas that will clear the way for more federal resources, and plans to visit the state at a time when he won't be interfering with the disaster response.
ERCOT Says Texas Grids Are Up And Running & Electrical Systems Are Back To NormalERCOT -- Texas’ electric grid operator -- say the system has returned to normal for the first time since a winter storm knocked out power to more than 4 million customers.
ERCOT Expects To Come Out Of Electricity 'Emergency Conditions' Later Friday MorningAfter some four days of many Texans living in the dark and cold, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced that it expects to come out of emergency conditions Friday morning.
US Needs To Brace Itself For More Deadly Storms, Experts SayThe deadly winter storms that knocked out power for millions in Texas and other states have exceeded the worst-case scenarios of many U.S. utilities.
Family Of 7, One Of Thousands In North Texas Without Power And Seemingly No End In Sight“I was prepared for a lot of these scenarios, but just the total length of outage is the most dangerous."
Texas Grandmother, 3 Young Children Die In House Fire While Trying To Keep Warm During OutageSugar Land Fire and EMS spokesman Doug Adolph said that when firefighters arrived after the call at about 2 a.m., the house was fully engulfed.
North Texas Man Living In His Car Due To Hours Without Power To His Home"I'm wearing several layers of clothes to keep my body warm," said Collin County resident Clint Cash.
Snowstorm Leaves More Than 150,000 Customers In Texas And Louisiana Without PowerAt one point more than 150,000 customers were without power across Texas and Louisiana as a powerful winter storm continued moving through the states Sunday and early Monday morning.
Arlington Charities Working Overtime To Rebound From TornadoOne week after the city of Arlington was hit by an EF-2 tornado, nonprofit Arlington Charities finally got their power back on.