Six Months After Winter Storms Consumer Advocacy Group Warns Texas Power Grid Still Isn't PreparedSix months after a series of winter storms left thousands of Texans without power, Texans for Fair Energy Billing is warning that legislative inaction has left the state power grid unprepared for the upcoming winter.
'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.
As Count Continues, Texas Death Toll From February Winter Storms Rises To 210Officials in Texas have added 59 deaths to the toll during the February 2021 winter storms and the ensuing collapse of the electric power grid.
Texas Power Grid Holding Up As Conservation Request From ERCOT RemainsWednesday, June 16 is the third consecutive day Texans were asked to conserve electricity.
ERCOT Board Announces Brad Jones To Serve As Interim CEOThe ERCOT Board of Directors today announced the selection of Brad Jones to serve as interim President and CEO for the Texas grid operator.
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.
Texas House Unveils Priority Electricity Reforms; Bipartisan Legislation Protects Grid, Infrastructure, RatepayersHouse Speaker Dade Phelan announced the first phase of the House's legislative reforms to protect consumers and strengthen the state's electric grid after last week's marathon hearings.
House Oversight Committee Wants Winter Storm Documents From Grid Operator ERCOTInquiries into the electricity blackouts during the February storms in Texas have now moved to Washington. The House Oversight Committee is investigating the agency that operates the grid in the state.