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
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said “no one can guarantee” power outages won’t happen again as the state prepares for freezing and inclement weather, despite previous assurances the grid had been upgraded and fixed. Read more
The Texas Power outage maps show areas affected as the grid struggles.
After a winter storm and extremely cold temperatures rocked the state of Texas, millions remain without power. Read more
For most people living in states open to electric competition, the year deregulation was adopted marked a complete turnaround of electricity as they knew it. Instead of only having one utility to fulfill both supply and delivery of electricity, consumers got the power to choose their own supplier. Providers offering electricity plans and better electricity rates flooded the market and suddenly there were hundreds of choices for consumers. Read more