Texas Ranks High for Electric Grid Improvements

Texas ranks first out of 41 states for modernizing its electric grid, according to a new report — although that doesn’t mean Texans pay significantly less for electricity, or that the grid is safe from strain due to high demand this summer.  

In a new “Grid Modernization Index” compiled by the Washington, D.C-based GridWise Alliance, Texas and California tied for the highest score. The nonprofit group, a coalition of industry and other stakeholders, ranked 41 states and the District of Columbia based on what they’re doing to improve their grids. (Data for the remaining nine states wasn't available ...

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