When the Lone Star State saw single-digit temperatures as a record-breaking winter storm froze pipes and knocked out electricity for millions, Bill and Starlyn would go eight days before seeing their babies.
The 'Griddy' energy company said payments can be made in installments with no other imminent solutions.
The surge in pricing is hitting Texans who have chosen to pay wholesale prices for their power, which is typically cheaper than paying fixed rates during good weather.
Power grids, such as the one in Texas, are designed for predictable seasonal weather shifts. Experts say to better prepare for future extreme weather events, it will take both a collective agreement to invest — and money.
The extreme winter weather that left residents of Texas and other Southern states shivering through an unseasonal cold spell is testing President Joe Biden's disaster management skills.
A group of residents in a small town in Louisiana came together to feed a group of semi-truck drivers stranded in the ongoing winter conditions impacting the state.
Government and private meteorologists saw it coming, some nearly three weeks in advance. They started sounding warnings two weeks ahead of time. They talked to officials. They issued blunt warnings through social media.
Food demand is soaring in Texas amid a deadly winter storm that's left 500,000 without power, unable to eat what they may have had in the fridge for safety's sake. In the event of such an emergency, what can you keep and what should you toss?
After a Texas resident posted a photo of his F-150 helping him charge appliances and keeping his home warm, Ford asked dealers in the state to loan out the trucks to others struggling to stay warm.
As pipes thaw, more emergencies at homes and businesses will happen across North Texas. One Dallas woman's car was covered in ice after she parked under a pipe that burst.
Officials in Texas say the winter storm that knocked out power and water to millions of residents is providing an opportunity for some unscrupulous merchants to take advantage of the situation by charging exorbitant prices for essential supplies.
Deputies are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman who left a box of puppies outside of a Kentucky animal shelter in below-freezing temperatures, causing five of the nine puppies to die.
Volunteers in South Texas raced to save roughly 4,500 cold-stunned sea turtles this week threatened by severe winter weather, and SpaceX stepped in to help in the rescue effort.
A Texas mayor has resigned over controversial social media posts that called his constituents lazy for complaining about power outages, according to a report.
Images from the NOAA-NASA Suomi NPP satellite compared before-and-after photos of the lights in Houston, Texas during a record-breaking winter storm.
More than 100 million people live in areas covered Wednesday by some type of winter weather warning, watch or advisory.
A chimpanzee, several monkeys, some lemurs and an uncounted number of birds died when a nonprofit San Antonio-area wildlife sanctuary lost power this week.
Texas and Oklahoma are seeing record subzero temperatures. Greenland is warmer than normal. Snow fell in Greece and Turkey. Meteorologists call this one of the biggest, nastiest and longest-lasting polar vortex breakdowns they've seen.
A tornado ripped through North Carolina's Brunswick County, killing at least three people and injuring 10 others in its trail of destruction.
A frigid blast of winter weather across the U.S. has left more than 2 million people in Texas without power.