Oncor is a regulated electricity business that operates the largest distribution and transmission system in Texas, delivering power to more than 3 million homes and businesses and operating approximately 118,000 miles of transmission and distribution lines in Texas. Oncor employees are responsible for maintaining and upgrading this infrastructure, which is so crucial to the economic well-being of our society.
Our utility network is built on a solid foundation of leading technology, experienced people and quality service. We are leading a power-grid transformation that is affording you and your community, and Oncor itself, enormous possibilities for how we live our lives and protect our environment:
- More than 3 million advanced meters are being installed, giving you a better understanding of how you use electricity and how you can reduce your consumption and manage costs.
- By the end of 2013, Oncor expects to complete the construction of more than 1,000 miles of transmission lines, alleviating grid congestion and delivering cleaner sources of energy including wind power from West Texas to the rest of the state.
- Communication tools for smart phones and tablets provide you more user-friendly information about power interruptions, including interactive maps, weather information and mobile-friendly solutions.
- Oncor is making Texas the best place in the world to drive electric vehicles by supporting more charging stations in your neighborhood, with CREZ lines allowing you to take advantage of abundant wind power and advanced meters helping EV owners benefit from time of use rates.
Oncor is passionate about serving you, building and strengthening our relationships in your community, and being your trusted advisor in the utility industry and our community.