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2008-08-13 09:01:04

Energy Future Holdings Corp. (EFH) today announced the agreement to sell an approximate 20 percent minority ownership interest in Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC to an investor group led by Borealis Infrastructure Management (Borealis), an investment arm of the OMERS pension plan, and GIC Special Investments (GIC SI). "The sale of a minority interest to these investors fulfills an important transaction related commitment and will enhance Oncor's financial separation from other EFH...

2008-08-06 12:00:51

By Eric Aasen and Eric Torbenson, The Dallas Morning News Aug. 6--It's tough to chill at home in refrigerated air when you're sweating over soaring summer electricity bills. To combat sky-high costs, North Texans are ditching central air for window units, swapping energy providers to score lower rates and even stripping down to their bathing suits at home to cool off. North Texans thought energy deregulation, which debuted in 2002 for consumers, would lower their monthly power bills....

2008-08-06 03:00:50

By Eric Aasen and Eric Torbenson, The Dallas Morning News Aug. 6--It's tough to chill at home in refrigerated air when you're sweating over soaring summer electricity bills. To combat sky-high costs, North Texans are ditching central air for window units, swapping energy providers to score lower rates and even stripping down to their bathing suits at home to cool off. North Texans thought energy deregulation, which debuted in 2002 for consumers, would lower their monthly power bills....

2008-08-06 03:00:50

By Zachary Warmbrodt, The Dallas Morning News Aug. 6--Suffering through the hottest summer in years, Texans weary of high electric bills are looking for ways to conserve energy and make their homes more efficient. Rockwall resident Bill Spear scheduled a home energy assessment shortly after getting his last bill. "You get an $800 one, which we did last month, and you're saying I'm going to need to get off my fanny and really find a way to stop this," he said. Companies said they've...

2008-07-25 09:01:12

Regulated electric distribution and transmission company Oncor has made a filing with the Public Utility Commission of Texas proposing to build a significant portion of the Renewable Energy Superhighway transmission lines in the Competitive Renewable Energy Zones located in west Texas, US. The commission is expected to make a final decision on which transmission providers will be called upon to build the transmission lines for Competitive Renewable Energy Zones (CREZ). The Public Utility...

2008-07-25 03:00:43

By Eric Torbenson, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 25--Oncor, the power transmission subsidiary of Dallas-based Energy Future Holdings Corp., joined five other Texas-based transmission companies in a single bid on the $4.9 billion wind power transmission lines authorized last week. Calling the project the Renewable Energy Superhighway, Oncor and its partners face competition from nearly a dozen other submissions made by Thursday's deadline to show interest in the project. Oncor would be...

2008-07-24 09:01:06

Oncor honored Collie Signature Builders LLC, Heritage Builders, Dallas Habitat for Humanity, Choice Homes (Dallas/Fort Worth Division), and K. Hovnanian Homes (Dallas/Fort Worth Division) with a 2008 Excellence in Energy Performance Award last week. Oncor selected the five winners from a group of more than 75 homebuilders - all participants in the 2007 ENERGY STAR(R) Homes Program sponsored by Oncor. This annual award recognizes homebuilders in the Program who construct highly energy...

2008-07-23 12:01:10

Energy Future Holdings Corp. (EFH) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter financial and operating results on Tuesday, August 19, 2008. EFH plans to release its second quarter results in its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, which is expected to be filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission no later than August 14, 2008. At 10:00 a.m. Central (11:00 a.m. Eastern) on Tuesday, August 19, 2008, EFH will host a conference call to discuss...

2008-07-21 12:00:51

As the environment continues to take center stage on the national agenda, ABC Radio Networks announced today it will power its Dallas building with 100 percent renewable energy. The new contract will cut 5,442 metric tons of CO2 emissions throughout the life of the contract -- or the equivalent of removing 987 cars from Dallas roads. The decision makes ABC Radio Networks one of the first media outlets based in Dallas to go green. "The decision to power our Dallas building with 100 percent...

2008-07-18 03:00:47

By Eric Torbenson, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 18--Texas cemented its role as the nation's top wind power producer Thursday when the Public Utility Commission authorized nearly $5 billion of new transmission lines. The commission told its staff to create the order picking the middle scenario out of five to harness the wind. A lattice of wires will connect West Texas' and the Panhandle's fast-growing wind farms to power-hungry cities to the east and southeast. Texas already generates...


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