Summer electric bills bigger in Texas

By: SIMONE SEBASTIAN |

Summer electricity bills nationwide will fall to their lowest level in four years, largely due to a milder weather forecast for June through August, the U.S. Energy Information Administration says. But residents of the Southwest, including Texas, are expected to shoulder the largest electricity bills in the country.

The average U.S. home […]

2015-05-07T15:39:22-05:00June 27th, 2013|Texas Market|

ERCOT Reaches Electricity Peak

By: Ben Russell |

Only four days into summer and Texans have already racked up a yearly peak for electricity usage, according to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas.

ERCOT reported Monday that electricity demand topped 60,000 megawatts for the first time in 2013. The grid has a maximum output of more than 64,000 megawatts, […]

2015-05-07T15:39:34-05:00June 25th, 2013|Texas Market|