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Posted in: Press Releases September 21, 2011 08:00
  The Kerrville Public Utility Board of Trustees is pleased to announce their vote to approve CPS Energy of San Antonio as its new primary power supplier at the September 21, 2011 board meeting. Blake Smith, Chairman of the Board, said "not only will this new agreement save our customers a significant amount on their electric bills, it will more than ...

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Posted in: Press Releases August 28, 2011 08:00
Vital Need for Conservation Today Through Tuesday Statement from ERCOT: "As we expected, this weekend’s temperatures and electricity usage have been record-breaking. ERCOT broke a new record yesterday for peak weekend usage and it’s likely that we’ll hit a new all-time peak demand record on Monday or Tuesday. We can’t stress th...

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Posted in: Press Releases August 26, 2011 16:48
Statement from ERCOT CEO Trip Doggett on the need for conservation this weekend Our information indicates this weekend will be one of the hottest on record in some areas of Texas. Electric demand and usage will be extremely high and we need every person to help us conserve electricity between the hours of 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Ple...

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Posted in: Press Releases August 24, 2011 08:00
ERCOT in level 1 emergency; Consumers asked to conserve 3-7 p.m. today Update: ERCOT in level 1 emergency; Consumers asked to conserve 3-7 p.m. today Austin, Aug. 24, 2011, 2:19 p.m. -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc. (ERCOT), system operator for the state’s bulk transmission grid, initiated Energy Emergency Alert Level 1 at 2:19...

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Posted in: Press Releases August 23, 2011 08:00
Power Watch -- Conservation Needed (Updated) ERCOT in level 1 emergency; Consumers asked to conserve until 7 p.m. today Update: Level 1 emergency cancelled at 5:19 p.m. Peak demand for today: 67,136 megawatts (4-5 p.m.); Wind generation over peak hour: Approximately 1,500 MW. Austin, Aug. 23, 2011 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc. (E...

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Posted in: Press Releases August 16, 2011 08:00
Four units returning from mothballed status to help avoid grid emergencies The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has executed short-term contracts with two generation owners to activate four “mothballed” units to address emergency situations during the extreme heat and drought, CEO Trip Doggett announced today. NRG Energy and Garland Power...

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Posted in: Press Releases August 04, 2011 08:00
High risk of rotating outages; Consumers asked to conserve electricity from 3-7 pm Austin, Aug.4, 2011 -- Consumers and businesses are asked to reduce their electricity use during peak electricity hours from 3 to 7 p.m. today to avert the need for rotating outages. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc. (ERCOT), system operator for the state&rsqu...

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