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ERCOT: Grid Condition Improving – but Conservation Still Urged

ERCOT reported today that immediate concerns about rolling black-outs have been reduced – they are still requesting everyone in Texas to conserv as much power as possible.  Mulitple generation plants …

ERCOT Issues Press Release – Rotating Outages Because of Extreme Weather

ERCOT Issues Press Release - Rotating Outages Because of Extreme Weather - The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has instructed utilities to begin rotating outages to compensate for a …

Texas Energy News: Solar Energy Technology May Become More Cost-Effective for Homeowners

Texas Energy News: Solar Energy Technology May Become More Cost-Effective for Homeowners - Yes, we can't forget renewable energy. Although there is certainly a need for fossil fuels at present …

Texas Energy News: Energy Star Rebates and Possible Upcoming Electricity Supply Shortfalls

Texas Energy News: Energy Star Rebates and Possible Upcoming Electricity Supply Shortfalls - Let's try this again: Appliance rebate program Although an earlier rebate program for energy saving appliances was …

Texas Energy News: Is Deregulation a Failure, or a Success?

Not long ago, there was great concern that the deregulation of the Texas electricity industry would be a great failure, becoming a burden instead of a success. Today, many experts …

Texas Energy News: Appliance Rebates, and Smart Meters

Texas Energy News: Appliance Rebates, and Smart Meters - More than $18 million in federal stimulus funds are available to those who are eligible for energy-efficient appliance rebate programs in …

How Will Texas Nodal Affect Business Electricity Rates?

How Will Texas Nodal Affect Business Electricity Rates? - In Texas, congested powerlines are becoming increasingly problematic, such that the state is soon going to switch to a system worth …