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Texans not expected to lose power through the rest of the summer, regulators say

The state’s electricity regulators said they’re taking steps to assure a skeptical public that the power won’t go out again if Texas experiences extreme weather this summer.

Scenes from the Seaholm Power Plant in Austin on June 21, 2021.

Texas power grid FAQs

  • What did the Legislature do to fix the power grid after the February crisis?

  • When do changes go into effect?

  • What more could the Legislature have done to fix the grid?

  • What should I do to conserve electricity?

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