Local school districts, large businesses play critical role in helping power residential homes during winter storm

Local school districts, large businesses play critical role in helping power residential homes during winter storm

When CoServ was required to shed load by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) during last week’s extreme winter storm, several school districts and large businesses stepped up to proactively lower their electric and natural gas usage so there would be more power for homes. 

CoServ addresses 'estimated usage' concerns after last week's winter storm

CoServ addresses 'estimated usage' concerns after last week's winter storm

CoServ Members are never charged based on estimated usage -- only actual usage. 

CoServ addresses extreme weather concerns

CoServ addresses extreme weather concerns

The CoServ Electric Board of Directors has decided that the rate set on Feb. 1, which includes the PCRF, will remain the same for February and March.

With winter storm behind us, we want to thank our Operations and Customer Care teams

With winter storm behind us, we want to thank our Operations and Customer Care teams

CoServ wants to thank everyone for their patience after a very difficult and challenging week. Our electric Members aren't used to even a minor power outage, let alone one that lasts for hours! The numbers back up the fact that we are the most reliable utility in Texas year in and year out.  We hope our Electric Members and Gas Customers are safe, warm and comfortable this weekend.

ERCOT ends emergency as grid returns to 'more normal operating conditions'

ERCOT ends emergency as grid returns to 'more normal operating conditions'

CoServ ended its Emergency Response Plan Friday as ERCOT conditions returned to normal. 

Winter weather emergency update: CoServ Gas crews work overnight to keep pressure up

Winter weather emergency update: CoServ Gas crews work overnight to keep pressure up

Gas pressure has fluctuated throughout this week's winter weather emergency. Our crews have been in the field consistently to help maintain pressure and ensure reliable gas service for Customers. 

Winter Weather Emergency Update: CoServ crews working on last outages

Winter Weather Emergency Update: CoServ crews working on last outages

CoServ has stopped the rotating outages at the request of the state’s grid operator and we have restored power to the majority of our Members. 

ERCOT stops calling for load shed, ends rotating outages but Energy Emergency Alert continues

ERCOT stops calling for load shed, ends rotating outages but Energy Emergency Alert continues

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas stopped calling for load shed Thursday, meaning CoServ and other utilities can stop rotating outages for the time being. The state remains in an Energy Emergency Alert 3, the highest level of alert, so ERCOT could call for rotating outages again to maintain grid stability as the state recovers from this winter weather event.

CoServ crews working through bitter cold to restore electricity, gas

CoServ crews working through bitter cold to restore electricity, gas

CoServ crews Electric Linemen and Gas Crews have been out on the streets, in apartment complexes and anywhere else that there’s a problem throughout this winter weather emergency.

Winter Emergency: Tuesday afternoon outage update from CoServ

Winter Emergency: Tuesday afternoon outage update from CoServ

ERCOT continues to request that we – and all other electric utilities in the state – shed load to try to stabilize the grid. This means rotating outages are still in effect.

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