Blog Keep Reading … Stay up to date with the latest utility news with the OCSC blog. Click through any of the category shortcuts below to read more. City Resources Electric Consumers ERCOT Generation Oncor Rates Renewable Energy Texas Legislature Utility News City Resources Blog: OCSC Recommends Refinements to Emergency Operations Plans by OCSC | Jan 24, 2022The Steering Committee of Cities Served by Oncor filed comments January 4 in response to the proposed rules. Electric Consumers PUC adopts new Power Outage Alert Rules in Response to New Legislation by OCSC | Jun 1, 2022Mandated by SB 3 from the most recent legislative session, the new rules relate to power outage alerts. ERCOT ERCOT Independent Monitor Questions New Conservative Operations Approach by OCSC | Jun 14, 2022ERCOT’s energy-only market is not compatible with its current conservative operational posture, according to monitor. Generation ERCOT Reports Show Relatively Safe Energy Reserves in Short and Mid Term by OCSC | May 24, 2022Read together, the twin reports provide a relatively upbeat picture of expected operating reserves. Oncor Oncor Quarterly Earnings Report Shows Increasing Revenues and Capital expenditures by OCSC | Aug 5, 2022Oncor reports net income of $423 million during the six months ending June 30, which represents an increase. Rates Blog: OCSC Urges Utility Ratepayer Protections in Broadband Expansion by OCSC | Jan 19, 2022Ratepayer-financed utility lines will be leased out to private companies to expand broadband service. Renewable Energy Blog: Summer Energy Consumption, Renewable Use on the Rise in Texas by OCSC | Aug 12, 2020ERCOT CEO reports energy consumption in June nearly 1 percent higher than consumption during June 2019. Texas Legislature PUC adopts new Power Outage Alert Rules in Response to New Legislation by OCSC | Jun 1, 2022Mandated by SB 3 from the most recent legislative session, the new rules relate to power outage alerts. Utility News Governor Abbott Appoints Kathleen Jackson To Public Utility Commission by OCSC | Aug 5, 2022Jackson joins fellow commissioners Will McAdams, Lori Cobos and Jimmy Glotfelty, and chair Peter Lake.