Texas grid operator says it’s now under normal conditions, millions still under boil-water notice

A worker repairs a power line in Austin, Texas, U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2021. Thomas Ryan Allison | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which is known as ERCOT and controls the majority of the state’s power, said it has returned to normal conditions on Friday, as power has been […]

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Energy prices jump as millions left without power in Texas

Pump jacks operate in front of a drilling rig in an oil field in Midland, Texas. Nick Oxford | Reuters Energy prices jumped on Tuesday as a cold spell in the South both increased demand for fuel while simultaneously hampering production. More than 3.8 million people were left without power across Texas on Tuesday morning, […]

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