Rate Reforms Planned for Texas Grid

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What Planned Rate Reforms for the Texas Grid Are Coming? The thaw after Winter Storm Uri has come, and nearly all Texans have reliable power and water once again. But as Texans huddled in unheated homes and boiled snow for potable water, they wondered who to blame.  They also wanted measures in place to prevent Read More

How Energy Customers Can Best Weather the TX Grid Failure

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Electricity Customers Will Survive the Texas Power Grid Failure One impish pal privately quipped to me that news about the Texas freeze reminded him of Sunday morning church after a Saturday night chili festival — lots of strained grimaces, startling noises, and mortified amazement. Still, crude humor aside, Texas energy customers are rightly outraged at events Read More

How Big Texas Freeze Shut Down ERCOT

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  How Did Cold Weather Freeze The Texas Grid? With Arctic-like cold and wind chills likely sticking around Texas until the weekend, many  electricity customers inn ERCOT are finding time to wonder what happened on Sunday, February 15. After all, the past week’s cold weather catastrophe seems more at home in the bleak whiteness of Read More

More Green Energy Coming to Texas

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Will More Green Energy Lower Your Bill? Green energy is booming in Texas. New solar farms, wind farms, and industrial battery projects are starting, continuing, and completing. As a result, many customers wonder if this all this new renewable energy will translate to higher or lower bills.  Ultimately, more generation capacity is good for Texas Read More

Texas Freeze – How To Keep Warm If Your Power Goes Out

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How Do I Keep My Home Warm During Power Outage Texans woke to teeth-chattering Arctic cold this morning scarcely seen in decades. With temperatures struggling to climb from single digits in the wee-small hours, ERCOT warned Texas electric customers to conserve electricity. Otherwise, “Rotating outages  may be needed to protect the system.” The combination of Read More

Arctic Blast May Freeze Your Water Pipes

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Extreme Cold Coming to Houston – Protect Your Pipes Now! Part of the Arctic Vortex is pushing southward deep into heart of Texas. And if you’ve seen the local news, you know that Houston faces frigid Monday lows of 16°F! Not only will most folks get higher electric bills, but many homes could freeze their Read More

Best Romantic Dinner to Go in Houston

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Who Has The Best Romantic Dinner To Go In Houston? This year’s Valentine’s Day is unlike any other we’ve experienced. The weather will be colder than in most years, and there’s that pesky, more-than-little pandemic. Cold weather and COVID-19 are just extra reasons to share a romantic dinner for two at home this Valentine’s Day. Read More

What to Expect in Texas Green Energy 2021

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What’s the Future For Texas Green Energy 2021? Predicting the future in the energy sector can feel like playing darts blindfolded, but it can be fun to guess. Texas green energy 2021 looks to be a year of progress. With a federal executive branch making big plans on climate change and many renewable energy projects Read More

Give These Great Energy Efficiency Gifts

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Which Energy Efficiency Gifts Lower Electricity Bills? ‘Tis the season for gift giving, and surely, there are two or three people on your list stumping you. They do it every year. They don’t give you any hints about what they want, and they seem to have everything they need. That is, everything except lower electricity bills. Read More

Best Dallas Thanksgiving To Go Dinners

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Celebrate Thanksgiving in Texas with the Best Takeaway Meals One great way to lower your Texas energy bills during the holidays is to order your Thanksgiving meal to go! Whether you don’t want to go out for dinner on Thanksgiving because of COVID or you struggle with boiling water, there are a lot of great takeaway options for Read More