Somebody out there thinks Texans will be paying more for electricity next year. Since mid-February, the futures price of electricity (yes, that exists, just as with crude oil and natural gas) in the state’s largest electric grid reversed a yearlong decline and started rising. The trend represents the belief among industry players that by 2013-14, Continue reading ?
The smart grid, a digital technology that gives consumers and electric companies detailed consumption data, is undergoing widespread deployment in much of Texas. Oncor, the largest electric distribution and transmission service in t... Read Post
Will the lights stay on in 2012? Texas electricity experts cannot say for certain. The state’s electric grid operators are coming off a tumultuous year, one they are not eager to repeat. In February, a deep freeze knocked numerous p... Read Post