The demand for electricity throughout Texas surged to its highest point ever two days ago (Tuesday, June 27) when rising temps and massive heat dome covered the state. A heat wave continues to bake Texas for two weeks now reaching… Read More »Texas Electricity Demand Spikes (Summer 2023)
The state of the Texas electricity grid continues to be a point of anxiety for residents and business owners. It is a complex and evolving issue in Texas politics. In recent years, the grid has come under scrutiny due to… Read More »Texas Electricity Price & Energy Grid Update
The Public Utility Commission has decided to make a big change to the state’s electricity market in what looks to be a controversial measure to make the system more reliable. The agency said it will let the Texas State Legislature… Read More »Texas Regulators Pass Electricity Market Reform
The U.S. Energy Information Administration says in the December Short-Term Energy Outlook that U.S. wholesale electricity prices will be higher and more volatile this winter – from 31% higher than last winter in Texas. Highlights from the December Short-Term Energy… Read More »Higher Natural Gas Prices = Higher Electricity Rates
We have to admit that we rather enjoy jumping on the dogpile of crypto fans A crypto hodler, crypto investor, and crypto analyst are in front of your house… how do you get them off your porch? Crypto prices are… Read More »Crypto Struggles as Prices of Electricity Rise & Imaginary Money Falls
It looks like electric rates will essentially stay the same this fall and winter. When summer winds down and temperatures cool off, it is usually time to shop for a lower electric rate. But this year prices are not falling… Read More »Winter Forecast: Higher Rates & New Fees
Electricity to air-condition our homes has been expensive this summer. Unfortunately, it looks like it is not going to let up. Even turning up the heat this winter will cost more. It’s all being driven by the increase in the… Read More »Why Your AC Electric Bill is High Now & Heating Bill Will Be Too
Texas was once a promised land for bitcoin miners, a business-friendly state with stable regulations and a seemingly endless energy supply. But the tide has turned. Texas has slowed issuance of new permits for crypto miners to connect to the… Read More »Bitcoin Drop & Eventual Demise to Lower Texas Electric Rates
Though Texas is a leading producer of electricity, it must be sold and moved to accommodate a growing state… so Texas needs to advance its transmission capabilities. Because transmission congestion, the lowest-priced electricity can’t reach customers during high-demand times or power outages.
Concerned about electricity prices? If you are not sure if electricity prices have been going up, have a look at this electric rate comparison.