News Round-Up: May 2024

News Round-Up: May 2024

Fortune: Texas power prices briefly soar 1,600% as a spring heat wave is expected to drive record demand for energy May 18 —  Hotter temperatures in Texas are expected to set new all-time highs for energy use in the month of May, sending electricity prices spiking...
News Round-Up: May 2024

News Round-Up: April 2024

Yahoo: RRC commissioners assess over $2 million in penalties April 24 —  The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $2,456,002 in fines involving 711 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners’ Conference on Wednesday. The...
News Round-Up: May 2024

News Round-Up: March 2024

San Antonio Express-News: ERCOT program cost Texas utilities an extra $90 million during January freeze, market monitor says Feb. 28  — As Texans drove power demand to a wintertime record high during last month’s deep freeze, power companies paid $90 million in...
News Round-Up: May 2024

News Round-Up: February 2024

WFAA: Residents seeing much higher than usual Atmos energy bills Feb. 1 — Some residents are complaining after getting their bills from Atmos Energy this month, showing statements much higher than normal.  People arguing over the bills are saying their bills are...
News Round-Up: May 2024

News Round-Up: January 2024

ABC 13 News (Houston) — Texas’ power grid holds up during cold snap, but experts say there is still room for improvement Jan. 17 — Texas’ power grid appears to have held up through this week’s cold snap. Power outages were local, caused by things...