Could TXU’s debt problems mean higher electricity rates in Dallas?

April 22, 2012

The Dallas Morning News is musing whether TXU’s debt problems might mean higher electricity rates in Dallas.  If they are right it would mean higher electric rates not just for TXU customers.  The Dallas electric provider is the majority owner of Oncor which manages the lines regardless of who your retail electric provider is.   […]

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Electricity From Wind Faces Uncertain Future If Federal Subsidies Are Lost

April 3, 2012

The U.S. Congress adjured in 2011 leaving lots of unfinished business, unanswered questions and uncertainty. Among many lingering questions is the future of wind energy subsidies. Federal subsidies for wind generated electricity have been in existence since 1992. However, these are set to run out at the end of 2012 leaving the market facing uncertainty. […]

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Easy Smart Ways to Save on your Electricity Costs Part 2

January 12, 2012

Easy Smart Ways to Save on your Electricity Costs Electricity costs money – there is no doubt about it, but cutting back on the bill you pay every month starts by cutting back on your usage. Cutting back on how much electricity you use in your home doesn’t have to be rocket science and in […]

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Easy Smart Ways to Save on your Electricity Costs Part 1

December 22, 2011

Electricity costs money – there is no doubt about it, but cutting back on the bill you pay every month starts by cutting back on your usage. Cutting back on how much electricity you use in your home doesn’t have to be rocket science and in fact, it can be done easily. Here are a […]

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The largest biomass facility in the US will soon go live in Texas

November 15, 2011

Southern Company has attained the first feedstock shipment for its brand new biomass facility in East Texas.  With this announcement Southern Company will make a move closer to increasing its market presence into Texas. The Nacogdoches Generating Facility, that’s owned by Southern Power, one of the Southern Co.’s subsidiaries, will mark a couple of firsts […]

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