Governor Abbott Wouldn't Explain Why He Requested PUC Chair's Resignation Or His Position On Senate Bill To Reverse ERCOT OverchargesAt the Texas Capitol, a political fight is brewing between Republican leaders.
Texas PUC Chairman Arthur D'Andrea Resigns 2 Weeks After Gov. Abbott Appoints Him"Tonight, I asked for and accepted the resignation of PUC Commissioner Arthur D’Andrea. I will be naming a replacement in the coming days..," Gov. Greg Abbott said.
Texas Public Utilities Commission Chair DeAnn Walker Resigns Following Outcry Over Power Grid FailuresCalls for her resignation came during hearings last week, following the failure of Texas' power grid during the winter storms which left about four million Texans without power for days during the coldest temperatures in decades.
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.
Fighting Water Rate Increase In Lavon Could Cost CustomersTo fight the appeal, the water board warned customers they could have to pay $63.61 each.
ERCOT Urging Conservation Of Electricity Through 7 PM Due To High Texas Temps"High temperatures have resulted in record electricity demand over the last few days and may result in a new record today."
PUC Delays Decision On Frisco's Plan To Bury Power LinesAn agreement to bury some controversial power lines may not be enough for regulators.
State Officials To Consider Frisco's Plan To Bury Power LinesAfter years of fighting over power lines, it looks like a group of homeowners may get their way and have the lines buried rather than hanging overhead.
Battle Lines Drawn Over Power Lines In FriscoSome Frisco homeowners are concerned about proposed high voltage transmission lines coming into their neighborhood.
Dallas Fights To Avoid Water Rate HikeThe future of water rates in Dallas is up for debate on Tuesday in Austin. That debate is centered around a dispute between the City of Dallas and the Sabine River Authority.
State Senators Question Electricity PricingThe Texas Senate's Natural Resources Committee has called the Public Utility Commission to talk about the pricing of electricity.
Oncor Customers Should Expect Higher Electric BillsYou'll probably notice an increase on your next electric bill. According to Oncor Electric, the charge is to recover the money the company spends on transmission lines and other equipment.