Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
Starting this month, you need to dial ten or dial again. The Austin area is getting a new area code, 737, and from now on, everyone needs to dial all 10 digits of a local number, area code included.
Friday, February 15th, 2013
During his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Obama doubled down on his vision for renewable energy, calling for more wind and solar power. In Texas, the Legislature is less enthusiastic.
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
In front of a crowd of more than 200 people, the Public Utility Commission on Tuesday heard repeated calls to create an opt-out program for people who do not want smart electric meters installed at their homes.
Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
A small but growing number of Texans who are signed up to assist the electric grid when it is strained, which occasionally happens when afternoon heat sends air conditioners into overdrive.
Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
A state senator says a chain reaction of problems involving the state's coal and gas plants appeared to be the cause — and wind plants were having trouble too. So far no blackouts have been ordered today....
Wednesday, December 15th, 2010
Energy, a huge chunk of the Texas economy, is never far from the agenda at the Legislature. This year, Sunset Advisory Commission reviews of oil and gas and electricity regulators will keep the sector in the spotlight...
Thursday, March 12th, 2009
In this guest commentary, MIKE WILLIAMS argues that proposed legislation could do more harm than good to rural electric cooperatives.