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 Customer Protection Division Secures new Bill Credits and Refunds for Texans by OCSC | Jul 21, 2023Electric, water and telecom customers to receive refunds and bill credits after PUC enforcement actions. ERCOT Report: Crypto Operations Cost Texans $1.8 billion Annually in Energy Costs by OCSC | Nov 2, 2023The consulting firm calculated that crypto operations require at least 1,787 megawatts of electricity. Generation Major ERCOT Market Overhaul to Subsidize Generators Receives Go-Ahead from Regulators by OCSC | Feb 1, 2023The market overhaul would create new subsidies for power generators, but at ratepayer expense. Oncor Oncor Credits Increased Rates, Customer Growth, Other Factors for 3Q Revenue Increase by OCSC | Nov 4, 2022Oncor reports a $60 million revenue increase in its latest quarterly financial report. 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 Public Utility Commission Rulemaking Schedule and Rules for Public Engagement by OCSC | Jul 31, 2023Of bills that received approval during the 88th Texas Legislature, about 70 pertain to the PUC’s activities. Utility News Oncor Reports More Quarterly Earnings, Expects to Expand Capital Spending by OCSC | Nov 3, 2023Among other factors, Oncor credited its quarterly revenue increase to higher consumption and rates.