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Summer Electricity Demand - Higher Prices

ERCOT Says Summer Demand Will Break Records & Hike Electric Prices

Demand for power this summer is expected to shatter previous records, ERCOT revealed in a report released Monday. But officials with the state’s grid operator say they anticipate having enough generation to meet the soaring need. Still, Texans have been asked recently to make a few sacrifices amid unseasonably hot weather.

Wind and Solar to Lower Electricity Rates

Texas Can Phase Out Coal with Wind & Solar

Texas has enough wind and solar power to phase out coal entirely to reduce Electric Rates, but there’s a catch! The state’s energy grid is a mess, and it is standing in the way of a faster transition in Texas away from coal and toward renewables.

Southwestern Electric Power Company - American Electric Power

Electric Rates Are Going Up!

The Public Utility Commission of Texas has approved a base rate increase for Southwestern Electric Power Company (American Electric Power). Southwestern Electric Power Company serves 187,500 customers in Northeast Texas and the Texas Panhandle.