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Gov. Greg Abbott last week sent a letter to the Public Utility Commission of Texas directing the Electric Reliability Council of Texas to take…
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the governing body that oversees the electric grid in Texas, is asking all Texans to reduce electri…
In the Electric Reliability Council of Texas' first meeting since a historic winter storm caused the near-collapse of Texas’ power grid, the director of the board acknowledged the “pain and suffering” that millions of Texans experienced during prolonged power outages — then resigned along with five other board members.
Texas’ power grid was “seconds and minutes” away from a catastrophic failure that could have left Texans in the dark for months, officials with the entity that operates the grid said Thursday.
Gov. Greg Abbott gave an update Friday, Feb. 19, on the state's ongoing response to severe winter weather. The governor detailed the state’s priorities of continuing to restore power and water, generate fuel, support local officials, and ensure food supply.
Gov. Greg Abbott gave an update Thursday on the response to Texas’ unprecedented winter weather. Despite the threat of more rolling blackouts, power has been restored to nearly two million homes, dropping the number of those still without power to around 325,000.
A grandmother slept in her car. Parents who ran out of firewood burned belongings to keep their children warm. A Richardson resident watched the battery level of her partner's oxygen machine drain away and desperately sought help to have it recharged.