disaster recovery

21 Tips to Manage Your Home Utilities in a Hurricane

Harvey, Maria, Sandy, Katrina. Just the names of these powerful hurricanes evoke strong memories of devastation and flooding. There are a lot of articles on hurricane preparedness for you and for your pets. But what about your home?┬áLearn what you must know to manage your home’s utilities during a hurricane or a flood. Hurricane season peaks in early September, but flooding can occur any time of the year. Make sure you are prepared!

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Relief for Texas Electric Customers Affected by Hurricane Harvey

As the people of Southeast Texas return to their homes and assess the damage from Harvey, the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) has taken steps to help those directly impacted. On August 31, the PUCT passed emergency order #47552 requiring Retail Electric Providers to offer deferred payment plans to customers, by request, in areas covered by a disaster proclamation until September 29, 2017.

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