For almost two months after the freeze, several Third Ward families didn’t have running water. Today, their water pressure remains low. On Tuesday, they were a day away from being evicted until local officials stepped in to help.
An analysis commissioned by TXOGA reveals that power outages were the principal factor for natural gas production and transportation reductions during the winter storm.
A new survey from the University of Houston's Hobby School of Public Affairs shows how hard Houston and Harris County were hit, compared to the rest of the state.
A single mom and her three children are surprised with new furniture after losing everything during the February freeze.
Six weeks after more than 100 people died in subfreezing weather in Texas, including many of hypothermia, both the GOP-controlled House and Senate have now passed sweeping reforms that lawmakers say would prevent a repeat of the widespread blackouts that spiraled into one of the worst power outages in U.S. history.
The financial bite of the deep Texas freeze continues to unfold in excruciating fashion and the pain is beginning to trickle down on taxpayers.
CPS claims the two natural gas suppliers jacked up their prices 15,000% when the polar vortex slammed into the Lone Star State.
As scarce supplies of natural gas were a critical part of the massive power outage in Texas during the Big Freeze, they've also become an expensive headache for others who depend on the vital fuel.
The 83-year-old Houston man died in his daughter's backseat just yards from the hospital after the blackout caused him to suffocate without working respirators.
The largest number of deaths from the winter storm — at least 25 — occurred in Harris County, the Texas Department of State Health Services reported.
For the second time in 10 years, a former member of the Public Utility Commission of Texas is encouraging changes to how the state's power-grid is operated, and that there is a narrow opportunity to learn from the lessons of the Big Freeze.
Some residents in Third Ward have been without water for nearly a month since the freeze burst their pipes. They rent from the same landlord who says he doesn't have insurance nor the money to repair the pipes.
The We’re Texas Virtual Event will include musical performances by Texas natives, residents, and supporters like Willie Nelson and Megan Thee Stallion.
During the height of the winter storm, the Public Utility Commission and those who run the Texas power grid "greenlighted" the offer of astronomical rates to anyone capable of generating electricity.
The lingering effects of the winter storm is now causing people to worry about mold.
The plumbing repairs continue nearly a month after the deep freeze that broke thousands--if not millions--of pipes across Texas.
Many people are still waiting for their insurance companies to respond to their winter storm damage claims. On this Sullivan's Smart Sense, we cover what you can do.
During the historic winter storm, at least 3.8 million fish were killed along the Texas coast. The fish kill consisted of at least 61 species.
A billion-dollar class action lawsuit against utility company, Griddy, will head back to court for another hearing next week. The lawsuit claims Griddy charged excessive rates to nearly 30,000 customers during winter storm Uri in February.
When complete, the facility's boxes will hold 100-Megawatts worth of battery power. It would be enough to temporarily power 20,000 homes.