Growing heat wave in Texas results in another grid operator warning


Amid Texas Heat Wave ERCOT Asks Texans to Conserve Energy, With Possibility  of Rolling Blackouts: Updated: Record demand and low wind generation strain  grid - News - The Austin Chronicle


The lingering heat wave over Oklahoma, Texas and other Midwestern states resulted in a third emergency step taken by the Texas power grid operator in an effort to avoid rolling blackouts.

Soaring electricity demand has threatened to be more than electrical suppliers can provide as temperatures climb to more than 100 degrees on a daily basis reported Reuters.

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