The second anniversary of the Uri winter storm disaster is around the corner, and the agencies in charge of the power grid are still scrambling to implement all the tasks and changes the state’s legislature put into place as a response to the deadly blackout. Read more
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is a nonprofit corporation authorized by the Texas Legislature to manage the reliable supply of electric power to 24 million Texans, including residents and businesses. Read more
Most people don’t consider their electric bill until it arrives. Then we open the envelope and see that the number is higher than expected. We groan, pay it, then promptly forget about it until next month. Read more
Earlier, Illinois passed a nation-leading clean energy bill to bring the state to 100% renewable energy by 2050. Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s administration is moving at home and abroad to try to address concerns about rising energy prices slowing the nation’s recovery from the pandemic-induced recession. Read more
DALLAS–TruPowur today announced that the extreme weather events Texans experienced over the past week will have absolutely no impact on the electricity rates for any of its residential or commercial customers with a fixed rate. Read more
It may come as a surprise that what you pay for power is a culmination of many factors.
A lot goes into flipping on that switch: electricity must be generated and delivered through equipment that operates on fuel and requires building and maintenance costs. When the prices of these things increase or decrease, so does your electricity bill. As a matter of fact, prices change every minute, but customers are charged based on seasonal demand. Read more