ERCOT Urges Continued Energy Conservation

As the scorching summer days march on, so does the fear of blackouts.

Trip Doggett, president and CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, said today that even though temperatures are dipping slightly from last week, demand on generators is still high.

This weekend was one of the worst ERCOT, the state's grid operator, has seen in a long time, he said.

Doggett said ERCOT had to rely on coastal wind to help keep the state running last week. Texas managed to stay out of an energy emergency alert, and he said he is expecting the same this ...

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