October 1, 2022
  • October 1, 2022

Atmos, Oncor talk infrastructure and initiatives at city council meeting

By on August 5, 2022 0

Atmos Energy and Oncor staff provided comprehensive updates to City Council on Monday, providing information on the companies’ existing infrastructure and services to the Richardson community, as well as recent improvement projects. .

Highlights of the Atmos (natural gas) presentation include:

  • Atmos serves 27,480 customers in Richardson
  • More than $4.4 million was spent at Richardson in Atmos capital spending in fiscal 2021, up nearly $17 million since 2017
  • As of September 2021, there are no known melts in the Atmos Mid-Tex system

Highlights of Oncor’s presentation (power transmission) include:

  • Oncor serves 55,549 customers in Richardson
  • A reliability improvement project was completed this spring, upgrading a 2.95-mile transmission line from North to Northwest Richardson that serves more than 8,500 customers
  • Fifty-six percent of Richardson customers experienced a power outage in 2021 and the average outage duration for Richardson customers was 39 minutes
  • Oncor has implemented customer communication improvements based on information from the February 2021 electrical emergency

Video: August 1 Atmos/Oncor Presentation