Texas grid operator calls for power conservation as temperatures climb

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Six generation plants, providing 2,900 megawatts (MW), tripped offline on Friday. All of the grid's available reserve generation facilities were activated. Forecaster AccuWeather expects Houston temperatures to rise to 98 degrees Fahrenheit on Monday from the low 90s through Sunday. The normal high is 86 degrees at this time of year.
Texas grid operator calls for power conservation as temperatures climb
5 days ago·Dallas, United States
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Reuters

Texas grid operator calls for power conservation as temperatures climb

HOUSTON -The state of Texas' power-grid operator on Friday called on residents to cut their electricity use this weekend after six generating plants fell offline in a heatwave. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) said six generation plants, providing 2,900 megawatts (MW), tripped offline on Friday. All of the grid's available reserve generation facilities were activated,

6 days ago·United Kingdom
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The Independent

Texans told to conserve energy as six power plants go offline amid heatwave

Temperatures in Dallas-Fort Worth area expected to reach above 100 degrees in coming days

5 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Financial Post

Texas grid operator calls for power conservation as temperatures, prices soar

HOUSTON -- The state of Texas' power-grid operator on Friday called on residents to cut their electricity use this weekend after six generating plants fell offline in a heat wave. Read More

6 days ago·Canada
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Raw Story

Texans asked to limit electricity use after six power plants go down ahead of a hot weekend

After six power plants went down unexpectedly Friday — and with hot weather expected across Texas this weekend — the Electric Reliability Council of Texas on Friday evening is asking consumers to conserve electricity through Sunday.Texans are asked to set their thermostats to 78 degrees or above between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. this weekend and to avoid using large appliances at home during those same times.A spokesperson for ERCOT, which operates the …

5 days ago·United States
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NBC News

Texas power grid operator asks customers to conserve electricity after six plants go offline

The plea came as soaring temperatures were reported across the state.

6 days ago·United States
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Bloomberg

Texas Calls for Energy Conservation After Six Power Plants Fail

The Texas grid operator called on residents to conserve energy Friday after six generation facilities tripped offline amid hot weather, prompting power prices to spike.

6 days ago·United States
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