first_img Ex-New York power market CEO named interim ERCOT CEO RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Texas regulators ordered an investigation into rolling blackouts that struck the state’s electric grid on Feb. 2 and 3, including whether market manipulation played a role in disrupting natural gas and electricity supplies. Linkedin Facebook O&MInstrumentation & Controls The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission opened a staff inquiry into recent electric power outages and restrictions of natural gas and electricity service in Texas and other western states. fercoutage FERC said the inquiry will seek to identify the causes of the disruptions and to identify any appropriate actions for preventing their recurrence. It said this is not an enforcement investigation. Any decisions on whether to initiate enforcement investigations will be made at a later time. FERC directed its staff to report back on its findings and recommendations as soon as practicable. Twitter Facebookcenter_img Optimizing Plant Performance: The April POWERGEN+ series activates today Linkedin 2.15.2011 By chloecox – Twitter Vistra: Texas freeze caused $1.6B negative cash flow impact Read more news and features on operations and maintenance. Previous articleSONGS steam generatorNext article2012 US Federal Budget Proposal chloecox TAGSERCOT No posts to displaylast_img read more