"...when equipment (transformers, lines and capacitors) gets hot and is used heavily, it skyrockets the grid load to a critical point. With the higher energy demands during the summer’s hottest months comes the higher risk that someone, somewhere may lose power."
Oncor begins planning for the high demand, 100-degree days in February. Here's what we do to increase the reliability of our grid: Mission Critical: How Planning Powers Texas during Extreme Heat
A look at Oncor’s months-in-the-making summer preparedness program1 hour ago
The tower arm with the bald eagle nest has been carefully removed from our transmission tower in #Seagoville on the property of the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
. With their help, and that of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
, we will connect the arm to a new tower close by to keep the eagles safe when they return AND ensure reliable service to the tens of thousands served by this high powered line!3 hours ago