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  • The Texas winter storm – Feb. 26 updates

    February 26th, 2021

    Lawmakers debate fault in Texas power outages https://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2021/02/26/whos-at-fault-texas-lawmakers-grill-regulators-energy-industry-over-power-crisis-but-get-few-answers/ https://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2021/02/26/texas-lawmakers-calls-for-resignations-from-puc-following-hearings-on-power-outages/ https://www.houstonchronicle.com/politics/texas/article/Hearings-on-Texas-grid-Power-providers-point-to-15979108.php https://www.statesman.com/story/news/2021/02/25/power-outages-blamed-many-players-texas-capital/6802110002/ https://www.texastribune.org/2021/02/25/texas-house-senate-ercot/ Warnings surfaced days before blackouts https://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/energy/article/deadly-texas-blackouts-ercot-warning-signs-weather-15979814.php Texas senator pushes federal help to winterize power grids https://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2021/02/26/cornyn-pushes-to-help-states-weatherize-power-grids-after-being-stuck-in-dc-during-texas-winter-storm/ https://www.statesman.com/story/news/2021/02/26/texas-power-grid-bailout-sought-by-us-sen-john-cornyn/6826281002/ Texas natural gas production fell by nearly…

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  • What role did frozen wind turbines play in the Texas power crisis?

    February 25th, 2021

    The Electric Reliability Council of Texas’ (ERCOT) decision to impose rolling blackouts on millions of customers led to crisis conditions for many residents amid one…

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  • The Texas winter storm – Feb. 25 updates

    February 25th, 2021

    Texas governor vows state will act https://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2021/02/25/greg-abbott-no-words-can-fix-devastation-texans-went-through-last-week-state-will-speak-through-actions/ Storm could be most costly disaster in Texas history https://www.texastribune.org/2021/02/25/texas-winter-storm-cost-budget/ Former lawmaker says deregulation and ERCOT aren’t to blame https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2021/02/25/i-co-authored-the-law-that-deregulated-the-texas-electrical-grid-ercot-didnt-cause-winter-outages/ Deregulation to blame for…

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  • The latest developments from the Texas winter storm

    February 24th, 2021

    Five members of the Energy Reliability Council of Texas board resign. All lived out of state. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/02/24/ercot-board-members-resign-texas-power-outages/4572169001/ A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Griddy, an energy…

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  • Texas PUC issues moratorium as residents face high electric bills

    February 22nd, 2021

    The Texas Public Utilities Commission has issued a moratorium banning energy companies from power disconnections due to nonpayment.…

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  • ERCOT ends emergency conditions as Texans recover from winter storm

    February 19th, 2021

    A major winter storm and extremely cold temperatures hit Texas over the past few days, leading to a spike in energy demand.…

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  • ERCOT continues to restore Texas power for third day

    February 18th, 2021

    Approximately 640,000 Texans remain without power amidst strong winter weather and freezing temperatures. ERCOT continues to restore power.…

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  • Power outages continue as more winter weather looms

    February 17th, 2021

    Approximately 2.8 million Texans remained without power Tuesday night (February 16) and into Wednesday morning as more winter weather nears.…

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  • How energy providers are responding to the Texas storms

    February 16th, 2021

    (Last updated: February 23, 5:00 p.m.) Over 4 million Texas homes and businesses were in the dark on Tuesday morning, after winter storms swept across the…

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  • Major winter storm impacts Texas electric grid

    February 16th, 2021

    Over the weekend, a major winter storm and extremely cold temperatures hit Texas. The storm left more than 4 million customers without power. …

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