Consumers and businesses are both being asked to reduce electric use through Friday, June 18.
Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bills 2 and 3 into law Tuesday, which address deficiencies in the Texas power grid following the February winter storms.
The big issues for why repairs are taking so long for an event that happened months ago is due to a lack of supplies as well as contractors being booked across the state.
Dr. Pablo Pinto with the University of Houston joins Mike Warren to discuss measures passed to address Texas's Big Freeze.
Victims of winter storms that began Feb. 11 now have until June 15, 2021, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments.
Many people lost power or water during the February winter storm, but a Hutto woman lost her husband who had been volunteering to help with repairs.
Many residents say they are in unlivable situations following the ice storms but one resident said her apartment is livable and management is forcing her out.
An analysis commissioned by TXOGA reveals that power outages were the principal factor for natural gas production and transportation reductions during the winter storm.
A stretch of I-41 in Washington County was shut down in both directions Wednesday because of at least 20 different crashes as snow fell. Two of those scenes were massive pileups, and a 37-year-old woman died.
The city of Austin is urging homeowners to get their own palm trees inspected, as a dead tree can be dangerous during hurricane season.
Residents at the Muller Flats Apartments in East Austin are fed up and frustrated. The winter storm left many with damage and unlivable living situations.
A preliminary report from ERCOT on the February power crisis basically states the obvious and leaves important questions unanswered. It did not give any answers about what could or should be done differently, as has been debated in legislative hearings.
Residents at a Round Rock affordable housing complex have just days to find new homes after being told to vacate due to damage from the winter storm.
AFD firefighters gathered to celebrate the arrival of two pallets of teddy bears for Austin-area kids impacted by the recent winter storm.
Thursday morning’s hail storm had caused their roof to sink in partially, after it was already damaged by February’s snowstorm.
Some areas around Austin reported hail around the size of ping pong balls.
The Texas Department of State Health Services says these numbers could rise as its investigation continues.
Texas officials earlier this month put the initial tally of deaths at 57 but warned it would increase.
Most of the hail reports were focused around Austin Metro during the 4 am hour on Thursday. Penny to ping pong-sized hailstones were common.
Residents at the Mt. Carmel Village Apartments have gone since February without gas and now are being told to leave due to a broken water line.