Texas Projected to Set Power Records This Winter

2016-11-23T15:01:50+00:00

The Electric Reliability of Council of Texas, operator of the state’s power grid, forecast earlier this month that demand will peak at 58,591 megawatts between December and February, when households are typically running their heaters to keep warm. That would top a winter record hit in 2011 when a cold snap triggered rolling blackouts across Texas.  [...]