Posted August 9, 2015 by Adam P. Newton
According to the predictions released by outlets like The Weather Channel and Weather Underground, Texas and much of the southern United States will face continued triple-digit temperatures Monday throughout the … READ MORE Texas! Get Ready for a Week of High Temperatures and a Peak Event
Posted August 7, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
When it comes to technology, sometimes the little things matter most. Things like quarks, carbon nanotubes, very low voltages, and filaments. While the 20th Century was often called the Atomic … READ MORE The Direct Energy Buzz for August 2015: Quantum Mechanics, Conductors, and LED Lighting
Posted August 6, 2015 by Adam P. Newton
Whew! It was really hot in Texas yesterday! How hot was it? So hot that we set a record for the most megawatts used in an hour! It’s true. The … READ MORE What Does Peak Demand in Texas Mean to Me?
Posted July 31, 2015 by Jackie Effenson
For some, setting the thermostat at 78 degrees is a standard habit. Good for them. For me, in the Texas summers, that’s just too hot. But today, July 31st, 2015, … READ MORE What to Do Outside When It’s Too Hot Inside
Posted by Vernon Trollinger
The problem with summer heat in Texas is everything get hot, especially generators and transmission lines. These make and carry the electricity that helps keep you cool. When the electricity … READ MORE Help Keep Texas Cool During All This Summer Heat!
Posted July 24, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
When it comes to saving energy, there are a bunch mistaken assumptions that often mislead people and cost them more money. The very vexing thing about these energy misconceptions is … READ MORE Challenging Common Energy Misconceptions Part 6: Too Odd to Be True?