Governor Greg Abbott appointed Shelly Botkin to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Her term expires September 1, 2019. She is expected to be sworn in Wednesday, June 13 and participate in her first PUC Open Meeting on Thursday, June 14. Botkin’s appointment will bring the commission back to three commissioners. She will fill the position […]
The ERCOT Board of Directors endorsed on June 14, 2017, a transmission project that includes two new 345-kV lines to help address future reliability concerns in the growing region of Far West Texas.
ERCOT accepted a proposed project in the Northeast Denton County and Celina/Prosper area. Brazos Electric Cooperative (BEC) and Rayburn Country Electric Cooperative (RCEC) jointly submitted the project for Regional Planning Group (RPG) review and comment. At this time, it is identified as a Tier 1 project estimated to cost $72.9 million. Dates for the project are: […]