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.
$11,527 Vs. $334: How Much Your Electric Plan Cost You During Texas' Winter StormsWhile thousands of Texans face huge electricity bills, experts say most homeowners should not have a bill out of the ordinary.
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."
Texas Lost Approximately 1,000 Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine To Winter Storm DisruptionsMeanwhile, 4.5 million doses of the vaccine against COVID-19 have been given in Texas so far.
Man Wanted For Burglarizing 40+ Apartment Storage Units During Winter Storm Power Outages In Grapevine"Nobody deserves to be the victim of theft – but with all of the other storm-related challenges our community has faced – we really want this thief caught," Grapevine Police said.
5 ERCOT Board Members Announce Resignations In Wake Of Statewide Power Outages During Winter StormsFive members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), including the board chairman and board vice chairman, are resigning effective Wednesday, Feb. 24.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Was In Utah After Deadly Winter Storm Caused Power Outages Across The StateAs Texas was devastated by a historic winter storm that left millions cold and in the dark, republican state Attorney General Ken Paxton and his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, traveled to Utah for what a spokesman says were "previously scheduled meetings".
Energy Experts: Improvements To Electric And Gas Grids Should Be Looked At HolisticallyTwo severe winter storms featuring snow, ice, and bitter cold temperatures statewide resulted in millions of Texans without electricity, heat, and clean water.
Can Texans Sue ERCOT For Not Keeping Power On During Winter Storms?That decision, many legal experts believe, lies with the Texas Supreme Court.
Suspected Hypothermia Deaths In Homes Mount In TexasWith the snow and ice clearing in Texas, bodies are being found of people who likely froze to death as they struggled to stay warm after electricity was cut to millions of homes
Texas Agency Launches Investigation Into Outages That Left Millions Without PowerThe Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) announced Saturday it has launched an investigation into factors that led to outages that left millions of residents without power this week.
President Biden May Visit Texas, Promises More Federal Aid As ERCOT Ends Emergency Operations Following Winter Storms"We're going to sign that declaration once it's in front of me and God willing, it will bring a lot of relief to a lot of Texans," said President Biden.
Gov. Greg Abbott Outlines Efforts To Get Texans Back On Track Following Winter Storms' ImpactThe winter storms knocked out power to more than 4 million Texans, but it is mostly back on now.