Public Utility Commission names Director of ERCOT, Inc Accountability

Public Utility Commission names Director of ERCOT, Inc Accountability

Austin, TX  –  The Public Utility Commission of Texas today named Adrianne Brandt the agency’s new Director of ERCOT, Inc. Accountability and charged her with enhancing the PUC’s oversight of the grid operator and market manager. In this role, she will be assisted by former ERCOT COO, Brad Jones. “Adrianne is the exact mixture of […]

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 […]

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 […]

City of Rowlett, Fate, Lucas file motion with Public Utilities Commission

City of Rowlett, Fate, Lucas file motion with Public Utilities Commission

ROWLETT, TX – Nov. 4, 2020 – On November 3, 2020 the City of Rowlett, along with the cities of Fate and Lucas (The Alliance), filed a motion with the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) objecting to a motion to dismiss proceedings filed last week by the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) and its 13 […]