ERCOT Unveils Plan for Invoicing Default Uplift Charges

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 19:36:11 +0000

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ERCOT market participants are grappling with the resulting financial fallout from winter storm Uri, which devastated Texas in February. Many are now familiar with actions the Texas Public Utility Commission (PUCT) took during the weather event, moves made with the intent to bring and maintain as much generation online as possible. Most notable, the commission […]

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The Natural Gas Flame Continues to Burn Bright

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 04:18:00 +0000

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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 U.S. and global energy mix. Natural gas has moved

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Texas PUC Chair Resigns as Outage Probe Continues

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 00:12:53 +0000

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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 of the CEO of the state’s power grid operator. DeAnn Walker, the PUC chair, in her resignation letter Monday to Gov. Greg Abbott, defended her […]

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Texas PUC Chair Resigns as Outage Probe Continues

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 00:12:53 +0000

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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 of the CEO of the state’s power grid operator. DeAnn Walker, the PUC chair, in her resignation letter Monday to Gov. Greg Abbott, defended her […]

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

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 19:40:28 +0000

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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 power outages during a major winter storm that hit in February. Brazos Electric Power Cooperative filed its bankruptcy petition March 1 in the U.S. Bankruptcy […]

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

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 19:40:28 +0000

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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 power outages during a major winter storm that hit in February. Brazos Electric Power Cooperative filed its bankruptcy petition March 1 in the U.S. Bankruptcy […]

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Texas Gov. Declares ERCOT Reform ‘Emergency’; Millions Still Without Power

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 18:26:43 +0000

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has said reforming the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is an emergency item for state legislators in the current session, as power outages continue across the state for another day due to record cold temperatures as part of a massive winter storm. The governor on Feb. 16 said he wants […]

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Texas Gov. Declares ERCOT Reform ‘Emergency’; Millions Still Without Power

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 18:26:43 +0000

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has said reforming the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is an emergency item for state legislators in the current session, as power outages continue across the state for another day due to record cold temperatures as part of a massive winter storm. The governor on Feb. 16 said he wants […]

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Texas Gov. Declares ERCOT Reform ‘Emergency’

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 18:26:43 +0000

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has said reforming the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is an emergency item for state legislators in the current session, as power outages continue across the state for another day due to record cold temperatures as part of a massive winter storm. The governor on Feb. 16 said he wants […]

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Gulf Coast Utilities Brace for Monster Hurricane

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 21:29:20 +0000

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Utilities along the U.S. Gulf Coast are preparing their response to Hurricane Laura as the massive storm bears down on the Texas and Louisiana coastlines. Entergy Corp., whose territory includes those two states along with Arkansas and Mississippi, on August 26 said it had about 7,400 workers ready to respond to the storm, including 5,300 […]

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