Keeping the electricity supply flowing to homes in Texas just got easier.

Texas Adopts Electricity Supply Chain Map

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How Will the Electricity Supply Chain Map Help Texans? You don’t have to be a member of The A-Team to love it when a plan comes together. Four state government entities with stakes in energy infrastructure developed the Electricity Supply Chain Map. Emergency managers can use this online Texas electricity map to help them set Read More

Find out why electricity rates are rising in Texas!

Why Are Electricity Rates Rising in Texas?

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Are Texas Electricity Rates Rising Faster Than Inflation? Inflation has a lot of people on edge right now. The cost of goods and services has been on the rise. But people’s paychecks haven’t quite caught up. To boot, the cost of energy has been no exception. In fact, the Consumer Price Index for energy increased Read More

Hot Texas temps this Mother's Day weekend will drive up your monthly bill!

7 Ways to Keep Cool This Mother’s Day

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How to Keep Your Cool In Spite of ERCOT’s Warning Beginning on May 3, ERCOT has issued several warnings hot temperatures for this Mother’s Day Weekend and beyond. According to one ABC weather forecast, “soaring temperatures that could either flirt with or break records this weekend.” Hot temperatures and high electricity demand for air conditioning 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

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

ERCOT says it's in readiness for this year's Texas weather. Find out their power estimates for this winter and summer!

ERCOT States Its Winter and Summer Readiness

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How Ready Is ERCOT For Winter? After Winter Storm Uri caused the deaths of 246 people, everyone in Texas wants to know if Texas power generators have sufficiently weatherized their facilities. According to the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the answer is a confident yes, their winter readiness is up to the challenge. “Texans Read More

ERCOT says it's in readiness for this year's Texas weather. Find out their power estimates for this winter and summer!

ERCOT Winter Report Warns of 5 Extreme Events

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What Extreme Weather Events Might Impact Texas? As winter gradually sweeps in, Texans remember the bitter cold and power outages caused by Winter Storm Uri. As a result, Texans are paying close attention to the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) winter predictions.  Last month, ERCOT released its Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy, or SARA, for Read More

7 Scary Mistakes in Choosing an Electric Provider

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How to Avoid Frightening Energy Bills Texans have the power to choose the cheapest energy rates from the best electricity companies. Sadly, a lot of Oncor customers pay more for electricity than they should. That’s because they make these 7 scary mistakes in choosing an electric provider. Here’s what you need to avoid. 1 Not Reading Read More

Is The Texas Grid Ready for Winter?

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Winter Is Coming — Is Texas Ready? You’ve all seen the Game of Thrones meme. Lord Eddard Stark wrapped in a thick cloak clasps a downward point sword. Next to him is the caption “Winter is Coming”. Many Texans wonder if they’ll again scramble for bottled water and firewood as they did during Winter Storm Uri. Read More