Things changed for the better in 2002, after the Texas legislature opened the state’s electricity market to competition in most regions of Texas. Since then, competitive market pressures continue to drive retail electricity providers to focus on improving their customer services, customer insight tools, and innovative new products and solutions to stay ahead of the competition. Jim Steffes, Executive Vice President of Corporate & Regulatory Affairs for Direct Energy, joins us to discuss the impact of an open electricity market.
Celebrate the richness and history of West Texas with Desert Door sotol. Every bottle contains a unique story and a wild Texas spirit.
This fall, TM Studio sent Alice Kerley, well-known author of the Lone Star Looking Glass travel blog, on her first visit to South Padre Island. Alice explored with fresh eyes what South Padre Island has to offer during the fall and winter months. From horseback rides to happy hours, Alice’s…
During this special season of giving thanks, we’ve scoured up this almost-too-beautiful-to-eat Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding and Whiskey Sauce that was customized for you by our friends at Mystic Dessert Bar.
Corporate-sponsored community involvement is becoming more popular, and one of the most active Texas-based companies in terms of giving-back-to-make-a-difference is Direct Energy. Read more about Direct Energy and other corporations giving back, and watch the video of the opening of the new Direct Energy Patient Floor and Cardiac Patient Care Unit at Texas Children's Hospital.
In South Texas, if a hunter wounds a deer, there is only one person to call: Roy Hindes. Watch as Texas Monthly and Porsche take a trip to South Texas to meet Hindes, his hunting dogs, and hear his unforgettable stories.
As a star wide receiver at the University of Texas, Jordan Shipley’s obsessive approach to the craft won him recognition as an All American athlete. After four years in the NFL, Shipley brings that focus to bow hunting, most recently on the Outdoor Channel show “Bucks of Tecomate,” where he follows some of the country’s best white-tailed deer hunters as they teach the secrets of their craft.
Thank you to all who voted. Our winner is…LYNNETTE The Texas Optimism Project spotlights extraordinary Texans who embody resilience. Recently we asked readers: What is your advice on optimism? We received many great responses, but a few caught our eye. Out of the three featured in our poll,…
Food and drink are Louisiana’s equivalence to heart and soul. Discover some of the best local culinary treats and traditions on your next trip to Lake Charles.
Last summer was hot, but Texans stayed cool. Read how the Texas Energy Grid was managed and maintained during these sweltering heatwaves.