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blackouts


The Natural Gas Flame Continues to Burn Bright

The natural gas sector is well aware of the challenges facing the fossil fuel industry, but analysts say gas has attributes that will keep it a big part of the…


More Blackout Fallout: New Texas PUC Chair Resigns

Arthur D'Andrea, the chair of the Texas Public Utility Commission (PUC), who took the post just two weeks ago, has resigned. D'Andrea was the only remaining PUC commissioner and is…


ERCOT Lists Generators Forced Offline During Texas Extreme Cold Event

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) in freshly revealed data on March 4 reported that the Texas grid suffered 1,796 generating or energy storage outages or derates as winter…


Texas PUC Chair Resigns as Outage Probe Continues

The chairwoman of the Public Utility Commission (PUC) of Texas has resigned, stepping down after the state's lieutenant governor earlier on March 1 called for her resignation, along with that…


Power Co-op Files Bankruptcy After $2.1 Billion ERCOT Bill

The group considered Texas' oldest and largest electricity cooperative has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying it can't pay money wanted by the state's grid operator in connection with…