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Power lines at Seaholm Power Plant in Austin on Monday. Credit: Sophie Park/The Texas Tribune

ERCOT will have to release information about power plant outages quicker — but it may not detail what causes them

Texas regulators on Thursday directed the state’s main power grid operator to drastically reduce the amount of time it releases some — but not all — information about power plant outages this summe

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Electrical transformers at the Austin Energy/Sand Hill Energy Center in Del Valle on March 24, 2020. Credit: Eddie Gaspar/The Texas Tribune

Texas' main power grid operator urges reduced electricity use through Friday due to "tight grid conditions"

Texas’ main power grid struggled to keep up with the demand for electricity Monday, prompting the operator to ask Texans to conserve power until Friday.

ERCOT, Power Outage, Winter Storm, Texas Tribune, San Marcos Record

A CVS Pharmacy in South Austin is lit only by the lights of a parked car. Various parts throughout the state lost power as a result of the winter storm. Credit: Jordan Vonderhaar for The Texas Tribune

Four ERCOT board members who live outside of Texas resign in the aftermath of the power outage, winter storm

Four board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the entity that manages and operates the electricity grid that covers much of Texas, will resign on Wednesday, according to a notice

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