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All, Setting the conclusions of this report aside, it is worth checking out because it provides a thorough historical review regarding the development of the ERCOT system. Also – there are quite a few statistics cited in the report (with 378 citations listed in the appendices). So, it could be useful for chasing down some data.
Going back to the conclusions – they are a tad controversial. What do you all think? Do you think that the report adequately accounts for the differences in generation mix between states, the impact of natural gas prices, or the fact that non-competitive (muni and More >
Smart Energy Insights: Oncor Joins IBM’s Global Intelligent Utility Network Coalition; Furthers Smart Grid Collaboration
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2010 Oncor Joins IBM’s Global Intelligent Utility Network Coalition; Furthers Smart Grid Collaboration IBM announced that Oncor, a Texas-based utility that delivers power to more than 3 million homes and businesses, has joined the Global Intelligent Utility Network Coalition. This group of utilities works to further the adoption of smarter energy grids around the world and now collectively serves more than 115 million energy consumers globally.
The coalition’s first collaborative effort was the creation of a Smart Grid Maturity Model (SGMM), a tool that benchmarks current progress and plans long term smart grid programs. More than 70 utilities have taken the SGMM More >
Apr 2, 2010
In our latest installment of smart meter anguish:
· Oncor gets sued by a couple alleging their electricity bill jumped after a smart meter was installed. Oncor says the suit is nonsense and that higher bills are the result of unusually cold weather. However, on Thursday WFAA reported that Oncor told the Texas PUC that 1,837 customers had been overbilled since smart meters were deployed due to installers misreading the old meters after putting in new ones.
Oncor Side-By-Side Meter Comparison Draws Mixed Reaction While test results from meter comparisons made Monday appear accurate, some customers say they want further proof from an independent study.
Reporter: Bernadette Flores and Micah WilliamsOncor Conducts Side-By-Side Meter Comparisons
TEMPLE (March 09, 2010)-One utility company is making efforts to restore consumer confidence in its new smart meters after months of complaints from its customers over high electric bills,
Oncor Electric Delivery began doing side-by-side meter comparisons last week in Temple between its new digital ‘Smart’ meters and the old, recently replaced analog meters.
Temple resident Barry Holmes said More >