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Posted by OCSC on Dec 8, 2017

Midland Reporter-Telegram: Oncor to begin absorbing Sharyland customers.

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BLOG: Will Mexico Developments Undercut Authority over ERCOT?

Posted by OCSC on Dec 1, 2017

ERCOT is an island unto itself — that is, unless the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission takes over.

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BLOG: Federal Study Examines Electric Reliability, Natural Gas

Posted by OCSC on Nov 20, 2017

Texas experienced rolling blackouts in 2011 after several gas-fired plants shut down during a major cold front.

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