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The PUC has received complaints of long hold times and phone call hang-ups for financially distressed electricity customers.
A recent decision by the Texas Public Utility Commission to suspend electric service disconnections during the COVID-19 crisis made statewide headlines. Less publicized, however, are pandemic responses by the state’s major gas utilities.
The grid operator began monitoring shifting usage patterns about a month ago as large numbers of Texans began working from home.
As Independent Market Monitor, Bivens will be charged with identifying potential design flaws in the ERCOT market and with guarding against manipulation by power traders.
Chances are that you’re cooking home now more than ever. But this means you probably also run your home dishwasher more — and dishwashers hog energy.
The Texas Municipal League and numerous government agencies answers pandemic-related questions online.
The emergency fund will be financed through a 33 cent-per-megawatt charge on utility bills, or about 33 cents per month.
Essential staff at the nation’s power plants may find themselves living on site as the COVID-19 crisis worsens, and some plants already have begun stockpiling beds, blankets and food.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted just about every sector of the economy, and that now includes the energy sector, according to analysts and media reports.
The Southern Cross Transmission Project seeks to create a direct-current transmission link between ERCOT and the Southeastern United States using a transmission line through Louisiana and Mississippi.