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 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
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
As the Texas heat pushes up power demand to record highs, ERCOT state is ordering plants to run constantly. This is called “reliability unit commitments” to ensure supply. Texas is using the rule more than ever before.