'Reliability Is First': ERCOT, PUC Give Update On Readiness Of Texas Power Grid During Summer HeatScorching temperatures are upon Texans in the midst of summer and energy officials continue to be on the hot seat in the state.
Public Utility Commission Of Texas Names New Director Of ERCOT, Adrianne BrandtThe Public Utility Commission of Texas today named Adrianne Brandt the agency’s new Director of ERCOT, Inc. Accountability.
Texas Regulator Sherry Botkin The Latest To Resign After Blackouts During Deadly Winter StormsShe was a Texas utility regulator appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott and Monday she became the second to resign after the deadly February blackouts that left millions without electricity or heat for days.
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.
Should Texas Taxpayers Pay For Exorbitant Electricity Bills From Winter Storms?Last week, when the temperatures dropped and power plants froze across the state, the wholesale price of electricity skyrocketed.
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.
Texas' Public Utility Commission Investigating Wholesale Rate Electric Providers In Wake Of 'Skyrocketing Electricity Bills'This investigation has been launched on the heels of the PUC Commissioners’ directive to launch an investigation into the winter storm power grid event.
Texas' Moratorium On Electricity Shutoffs Comes To An End In OctoberApproximately 600,000 Texans have taken advantage of that moratorium along with more than $30 million in aid.
Coronavirus In Texas: Public Utility Commission Moves Up Deadline On Certain ShutoffsDarkness could come sooner than expected for some Texans.
New Area Code Proposed For Parts Of DFW AreaIt's projected three existing area codes, 214, 469 and 972, will run out of numbers by the second quarter of 2021.
Texas Electric Regulators Nix Proposed $18B Sale Of OncorTexas regulators have rejected the proposed more than $18 billion sale of Dallas-based Oncor Electric Delivery Co. to NextEra Energy Inc.
PUC Delays Decision On Frisco's Plan To Bury Power LinesAn agreement to bury some controversial power lines may not be enough for regulators.
Hunt Consolidated To Acquire Oncor In Bid To Solve Nearly $46B BankruptcyHunt Consolidated has reached an agreement to buy the Texas electric utility Oncor in a bid to resolve the $46 billion bankruptcy and breakup of power giant Energy Future Holdings.