Monthly Archives: December 2011

Texas Electricity Reserves: Grim Outlook for Electric Companies in Texas

It will be a grim outlook for electric companies in Texas as they will be caught in a “power” play between keeping the fires burning in old power plants and keep Texas electricityreserves at safe levels, and complying with new … Continue reading

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The Time to Shop for Texas Electricity Rates is Now

In a deregulated energy market such as what is implemented in Texas and one of the main things people who have the power to choose energy options would like to know what would be the best time when they would shop … Continue reading

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Are Texas Electricity Providers Ready for the Coming Extreme Weather?

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the state’s electricity grid operator, recently announced that the coming extreme weather conditions this winter may require more generating capacity from  Texas electricity generators. Without this additional capacity, the state may face a … Continue reading

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Texas Electricity and the New EPA Rule

Despite several protests and lobbying efforts, the state of Texas has been included in the new clean air regulations that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently implemented to reduce the amount of harmful emissions generated by power plants. The … Continue reading

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New Updates on Advanced Metering System Deployment in Texas

The state of Texas is at the forefront in the deployment of Advanced Metering technology, or what people refer to now as smart meters. The “smart” in advanced meters is the real-time communication and interaction between customers and their Texas … Continue reading

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