By: TalkBusiness | The United States has enough resources to meet peak electric demand this summer in all areas except for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, according to the North American Electric Reliability Corp. The anticipated reserve margin, or
By: Scott DiSavino | Homes and businesses in Texas are expected to set a daily electricity consumption record for June on Friday as consumers crank up their air conditioners to escape a brutal heat wave, according to the operator of
By: Michelle Brunetti | The average Atlantic City Electric customer would pay $10.66 more per month if the state Board of Public Utilities approves the company’s request for an 8.25 percent rate increase. The utility is seeking an extra $99.7
By: The Sacramento Bee | Maine utility regulators, concerned that a contract that finances an offshore wind energy project could raise electricity rates, are taking another look at the agreement. The Maine Public Utilities Commission voted Tuesday to re-open the
By: L.M. Sixel | Consumers hoping to find better deals when their electricity contracts expire are in for a shock as retail prices have soared in anticipation of hot weather, potential power shortages and spikes in wholesale electricity prices. The
The Texas grid operator’s market design is about to experience a true test. By: Eric Gimon | Wholesale electricity markets are in the news, as oversupplied markets drive prices down and force early coal and nuclear retirements. Companies like FirstEnergy
Customers should shop fast to avoid big price spikes By: L.M. Sixel | Breeze Energy, the Dallas-based retail electric company with thousands of customers in Houston, was powered down by Texas regulators after the company defaulted on its financial obligations.