Posted on · The Texas power grid operator reduced energy flowing along a key transmission line on Wednesday, exacerbating a power grid emergency.
Posted on · Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina delve into the latest news in national and local politics.
Posted on · ERCOT issued an Energy Emergency Alert Level 2 on Sept. 6, meaning there was less than 2,000 megawatts of spare capacity left on the state’s grid. The warning came after ERCOT reported 10 new all-time peak demand records this summer.
Posted on · ERCOT has called on generators to push all available electricity to the grid as rising demand threatens to surpass the state’s power supply. If that fails, rolling blackouts are likely to begin.
Posted on · Experts say Texans should be prepared in the event that rolling blackouts are needed.
Posted on · “The economic model was flawed from the very beginning. It hasn’t improved any… during tight periods.”
Posted on · The operator of Texas' electric grid says the “voluntary notice” is in effect Thursday from 3-8 p.m.
Posted on · The all-Republican court narrowly found that the nonprofit corporation operating the state’s electrical grid qualifies for sovereign immunity, which protects government entities from lawsuits.
Posted on · ERCOT issued a voluntary conservation notice Tuesday morning asking for people to reduce their electricity usage from 4 – 8 p.m.
Posted on · ERCOT says it can handle expected record demand.
Posted on · An ERCOT Weather Watch is an earlier notification – approximately 3-5 days ahead – of forecasted significant weather and high demand.
Posted on · On Friday's show: Now that we know who is going to lead Houston ISD under the state takeover, how is it sitting with area educators? We get reaction from the Houston Federation of Teachers to a new superintendent and new board of managers running the district.
Posted on · The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.
Posted on · The Texas Advisory and Notification System will provide information on grid operations while serving as a hub to inform the public of potential energy conservation notices.
Posted on · On Monday's show: What's happening in the Texas Legislature in order to shore up the state's energy grid?