BLOG: Critics Warn Proposals Could Hike Houston Power Costs

You flip a switch, your lights come on. The more power you use, the bigger your bill. It sounds simple and it is — and yet just below the surface lurks a tangle of engineering constraints, big-moneyed interests and a fantastically complex wholesale power market. And...

BLOG: Hurricane Harvey Restoration Update

Hurricane Harvey knocked out service at power plants and across giant transmission lines — but the ERCOT electric grid weathered the storm. All told, power stopped flowing across six of the state’s massive 345 kilovolt lines as well as across 91 138 kV lines and 138...