At ERCOT Hearings Oncor CEO Says Decision Was 'Between Having Electricity & Having A Total Blackout For Up To A Month'For the second day in a row, members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) are being grilled by lawmakers in Austin about the state power grid and the blackouts that left Texans in the cold and dark, and cost some their lives.
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.
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Texas Power Market Decision May Come In Early '14 A decision could come early next year about how Texas plans to help ensure its energy reserves meet rising demand for power amid the state's booming economy and population.
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.
Official: Texas Electric Supply Will Be Tight The Texas power grid barely has enough electricity to meet demand this summer, and an unexpected drop in generation or spike in demand could lead to rolling blackouts, the president of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas testified Tuesday.
Texas Approves Doubling Wholesale Electricity RatesThe Texas Public Utility Commission voted Thursday to raise the wholesale electricity price cap by 50 percent this summer in a move it hopes will spur construction of new power plants.
Hearing On Proposed North Texas Power Line RouteJudges will recommend where an electric line should cross Collin, Cooke, Denton and Grayson counties.