WFAA Here’s how much winterizing the Texas power grid could impact your power bill

May 2 — The cost to construct a one-gigawatt power plant is roughly $1 billion. So, winterizing it would cost about $10 million, he said.



El Paso Times: El Paso Electric bills going up due to increased natural gas prices that fuel power plants

April 30 — The average residential customer will see an increase of $5.80 per month, or an increase of 5%, beginning in May under preliminary approval from the Public Utility Commission of Texas, officials reported.


San Antonio Express-News: CPS battles surprise bills from ERCOT in court

April 30 — State District Judge Aaron Haas in San Antonio granted the city-owned utility a temporary restraining order preventing ERCOT from passing the debts of out-of-business power companies to CPS.



KTRK-TV: Business owner in The Woodlands hit with $18,000 power bill after winter storm

April 30 — Vic Cherubini has been in business at his Woodlands Photo Studios for more than 30 years. He got quite the shock when his latest electric bill from Entrust Energy was $17,903.