State Of Texas

Now that Texas is a deregulated utility state there are many more electricity providers to choose from for electricity service.  While there is already a large number of electricity providers, that is not stopping new providers from popping up in the state of Texas.  The newest electricity provider to connect to a Texas grid will […]

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Even as legislation is being introduced to try to make it easier for Texas electricity companies to raise their rates CenterPoint Energy is raising theirs.  The rate increase was recently approved by the Public Utility Commission and rates are expected to rise as soon as July. The rate increase proposal was opposed by the city […]

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Texas Utility Rates Could Go Up

by admin on June 12, 2011

With the economy already bad and electricity already priced too high, it is definitely not good news that electricity rates could possibly go up in Texas.  Earlier this month a bill was approved by the House that would allow for rate hikes in order to pay for certain utility projects.  Although proposals to put a […]

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A recent study by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas points to a possible downfall of new rules set out by the Environmental Protection Agency regarding natural gas power plants.  According to the Electric Reliability Council study the rule would threaten the older portion of these types of plants which according to the study could […]

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Likely you have seen wind farms popping up all over the place in recent years because it is a great way to generate clean and renewable energy.  There are a number of wind farms currently operating in the state of Texas and it will not be long before the state can add another to the […]

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