Texas winter storms 2011 rolling blackouts, are the energy companies to blame?

by Adam Cox   Where was Smart Grid and why didn’t it help?   Well now the rubber has really met the road. For the past 24 months consumers have been hearing about Smart Grid, Sustainable Communities, Energy Conservation, etc…and how the grid can now heal itself, blah, blah, blah and t

I saw the weather forecast, did you?

By Stephen Daniels Why didn’t my utility see this coming? I saw the news. “Winter Blast 2011″… “Lay in heavy supplies, this one is going to be a bear”…”Colder in Dallas than it is in Anchorage today”. So, I prepared. I rushed to th