ERCOT issues conservation notice asking all Texans to conserve electricity

ERCOT issues conservation notice asking all Texans to conserve electricity

ROCKWALL, TX – April 13, 2021 – Today, The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the governing body that oversees the electric grid in Texas, is asking all Texans to limit and reduce their electric use this afternoon and through the evening. Citing a combination of high generation outages and higher-than-forecasted demand caused by a […]

PUC opens investigation into ‘indexed’ retail electricity plans

PUC opens investigation into ‘indexed’ retail electricity plans

Skyrocketing electricity bills for small segment of retail customer base cause for concern Austin, TX – February 24, 2021 – The Public Utility Commission of Texas has opened an investigation into the business practices of Retail Electric Providers whose plans with pricing indexed to the electricity wholesale rate are reported to have inflicted unusually high […]

Public Utility Commission of Texas takes action to protect electricity customers

Public Utility Commission of Texas takes action to protect electricity customers

ROCKWALL, TX – February 22, 2021 — In an emergency open meeting, timed to prevent possible disconnections for non-payment on Monday, the Public Utility Commission of Texas today issued a series of orders intended to protect Texas electricity customers while leaders in the state consider solutions for the financial aftershocks of the winter storm grid […]

PUC launches investigation of grid event, adjusts POLR rules to protect retail electricity consumers

Extends deadline for POLR registration in exchange for lower customer rates Austin, TX – In an emergency open meeting, the Public Utility Commission of Texas launched an investigation into the factors that combined with the devastating winter weather to disrupt the flow of power to millions of Texas homes. The Commission also unanimously approved a […]

Urgent need to conserve energy during historic winter storm

Urgent need to conserve energy during historic winter storm

Atmos Energy Asks All Customers and Businesses to Continue to Take Action Garland, Texas – Feb. 16, 2021 – Demand for natural gas continues to be at unprecedented levels. Atmos Energy appreciates your conservation efforts during this historic winter storm, which will continue with record low temperatures and additional snowfall overnight. Atmos Energy urges all […]

Governor Abbott declares ERCOT reform an emergency item

Governor Abbott declares ERCOT reform an emergency item

February 16, 2021 – Governor Greg Abbott today declared the reform of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) an emergency item this legislative session. In declaring this item an emergency, the Governor is calling on the legislature to investigate ERCOT and ensure Texans never again experience power outages on the scale they have seen […]

Fate secures competitive deal to save residents money on electricity

Fate secures competitive deal to save residents money on electricity

(FATE, TX — May 8, 2018) Discount Power offers the City of Fate residents a competitive electricity deal through the Fate Power Switch program. This City-endorsed program is expected to save residential customers an average of $343 per year. Together with iChoosr, an independent service provider, the City of Fate conducted an auction among electric providers. Discount […]