Federal investigation could affect future of Texas solar farms.

Could Panel Probe Shade Texas Solar Farms?

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Could Investigation Stall Texas Solar Farms? Solar panel companies fiercely compete for business all over the world. So there’s little surprise that suppliers scramble to get an edge and make the best products at the cheapest rates. But in the past few years, cheap Chinese imports have out-sold those made here at home. The U.S. Read More

How is electric demand at work affecting ERCOT?

Is the Return to Work Impacting ERCOT?

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How is Electricity Demand From Work Affecting ERCOT? All through COVID-19, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has kept the Texas power grid running. Businesses closed everywhere and people stayed in and worked from home. Now as the pandemic closes, more and more people are returning to work. This may have you wondering how Read More

Spring SARA shows reliable Texas energy supplies.

What’s in the ERCOT Spring SARA Report?

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Does the Spring SARA Show Enough Power for Texas? Each season, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) reviews the factors that could affect the Texas power grid. The Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA) report shows how weather and power plant outages affect the Texas grid when customers use the most power. The most Read More

Shop shoulder month pricing on Dallas electric rates now!

April Shoulder Month Price Update in Dallas

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Are Shoulder Month Electricity Price Actually Cheaper This Month? Usually, the best time to shop for electricity plans is around this time of year. We’ve left the winter cold behind but are not quite battling oppressive summer heat with AC cooling. So these Spring shoulder months typically can mean lower electric rates. But, with electricity Read More

As Texas is the hub of the U.S. energy industry, protecting it from Russian and other hackers keeps the lights on for millions of Americans.

Is ERCOT Safe From Russian Hackers?

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Russian Hackers Pose Threat to ERCOT  It was more than a pandemic ago when Russian hackers tried to disrupt the 2016 US election. Since then, Russian hackers can’t seem to stay out of the news. Texas local governments faced ransomware attacks in 2019. Now, hackers have their sights on the US energy sector, targeting gas Read More

Save more on your Houston electric bill in April when you shop these plans.

Jeeves and the Houston Electric Bill

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Electric Bill Outrage [With apologies to P.G. Wodehouse]The morning after my annual G&T symposium at the Houston Drones Club burst upon my being like a flock of winged weasels beating my skull with pickaxes. Fortunately, my man Jeeves appeared and thus guided my faltering fingers around a beaker of his miracle restorative. Only after the Read More

Choose the best electric plan in Dallas this April!

Choose a Wee Electric Plan in Dallas

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Electricity-spotting the Best Deals in Dallas With apologies to Scottish novelist Irvine Welsh, author of “Trainspotting” —Choose cheap electric plans. Choose the best providers. Choose fixed-rate contracts. Choose a low energy charge. Choose fur yer household. Choose renewable energy. Choose to save money on yer electric bill. Now, let’s go choose a wee electric plan Read More