January’s polar vortex knocked several important coal-fired electricity plants in Texas offline. Frozen instruments were the most-cited problem for why the plants shut down.
The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says the launch this summer of new generating plants will ease high demand in the coming months that could require conservation measures.
The state’s power operator has extended a ‘Conservation Alert’ through Tuesday morning.
The operators of the state’s electric grid have urged conservation after freezing, icy weather led to power outages and forced some North Texas schools to call off classes.
Demand for electric power across Texas isn’t growing as fast as previously thought, even during the hottest hours of summer, the operator of the electric distribution grid for most of the state said Friday.
The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says demand for electric power isn’t growing as fast as previously thought – even during the hottest summer hours.
The operator of the electric grid that lights most of Texas has discontinued a prior alert asking customers to use less electricity.
Today the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is asking electric consumers to reduce electric consumption from 5 p.m. today through Noon on Friday, February 7.
The operator of the electricity transmission grid for most of Texas says this week’s freezing temperatures have pushed demand for power in the state to a new winter record.
The extremely cold weather on Tuesday morning had North Texans cranking up their heat for the second day in a row, and the area hit a new high for power usage.
Many folks across Texas are probably tempted to crank up the heat on Tuesday morning. But the demand for electricity could mean power problems throughout the state.
The low temperatures in North Texas created a high demand for electricity