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Texas


Board Votes to Fire ERCOT CEO

Board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the entity that operates and manages the electricity grid that covers much of Texas, voted late on March 3 to…


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…


Texas Launches Probe of Power Companies After Blackouts

The fallout from the severe weather that crippled the power grid in Texas and other states over the past week continues, as officials grapple with what went wrong and who…


Great Winter Storm of 2021 Will Live in Grid History

It will be some time before we know every detail that aligned to cause the tremendous number of sustained power outages in Texas, or the spiking power prices across all…