For Lubbock, cost was one of the many reasons the city council decided to take the step to join ERCOT. In a recent study, the utility found that electric costs could drop an estimated $148.9 million annually for the city… Read More »Lubbock Electricity Market Opens up to Competition
The Texas Senate has put forward a number of proposals aimed at improving the state’s electricity infrastructure. Senate Bill 6, for example, seeks to establish the Texas Energy Insurance Program, which would provide backup power in the event of an… Read More »New Plans to Fix Texas Power Grid Will Cost Residents Billions
After the gnarly 2021 winter storm, the Texas Legislature ordered an overhaul of the state’s power market to prevent future blackouts, but many legislators don’t like the option on the table The Public Utility Commission of Texas unveiled a proposal… Read More »Texas’ Proposal to Overhaul Electric Power
The Federal Highway Administration approved $408 million to build a network of electric vehicle (EV) charging facilities every 50-70 miles along select major highways in Texas. Texas is getting the most of any state (it is the largest in the… Read More »Are Charging Stations on Texas’ Highways Progress?
In Texas, Solar & Wind Energy Kept the AC on This Summer How about this fall and winter? Texas lawmakers say changes should provide protection for our Power Grid this winter, but other critical changes will be harder to execute.… Read More »Almost Fall – Texas Power Grid Update
This summer got too hot too early, which has forced farmers to harvest a month early, slashing yields to 80 bushels per acre from their typical production of 130 to 150 bushels. But many farmers in Texas these days, don’t… Read More »Politicians Badmouth Renewable Energy, Then Funnel Money to Constituents
Lobbyists for deceptive energy companies and inept bureaucrats have made this way more complicated than it needs to be. Wizard Energy is committed to helping our commercial clints navigate these charges in the bids, contracts, and billing of retail electricity… Read More »How to Analyze Your Electric Bill to See What You Really Pay
Oncor is supposed to be Texas’ largest regulated utility, and they are milking residents for an extra $60 million in profits during the scorching heat wave this summer.