By: Jeff Mosier |
Texas’ electric grid operator planned for a challenging summer. Now, it’s here with electricity-usage records falling daily since Monday.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas set a sixth electricity-usage record in the last four days. Between 4 and 5 p.m. Thursday, Texas averaged 73,259 megawatts. That topped the amount of electricity used an hour […]
By: Jeff Mosier |
Texas electric grid operator planned for a challenging summer. Now, it’s here with back-to-back electricity usage records.
Electric Reliability Council of Texas announced yesterday that usage averaged 70,963 megawatt between 4 and 5 p.m. That was the most ever for a single hour in July. The previous record? Just the day before that, […]
By: L.M. Sixel |
If you’ve been shopping around for an electricity providers, the rates may be cheaper than they appear on Power to Choose, the website run by the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
A major component of electricity bills decreased nearly 6 percent in June for residential customers of CenterPoint, the utility that […]
By: Rye Druzin |
Texas’ power use approached a record Monday afternoon as the mercury soared into the high 90s and triple digits across most of the state.
Power use is around 70,600 megawatts, just a few hundreds megawatts below the 71,110 megawatt record set in August 2016, according to data from the Electric […]
By: Samuel Haig |
New York is seeking to foster growth in its cryptocurrency mining sector, with the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) approving new electricity rates for Massena Electric Department. The new provisions will facilitate “high-density load customers, as such cryptocurrency companies” accessing “individual services agreement tariff[s],” including “protect[ion] […] […]
By: Reagan Roy |
ERCOT manages the flow of electric power to 24,000,000 Texas customers, representing about 90 percent of the state’s electric load.
As the independent system operator for the region, ERCOT schedules power on an electric grid that connects more than 46,500 miles of transmission lines and 570+ generation units.
It also performs financial settlement […]