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400,000 Texas homes and businesses could lose power over financial dispute between energy companies

Vistra Corp. asked the Railroad Commission of Texas to prevent Energy Transfer LP from cutting off fuel to five of its power plants on Monday. Vistra said the power supply to at least 400,000 homes and businesses could be impacted.

Luminant staff and media walk past a combustion turbine rotor at Vistra Corp.’s Midlothian Power Plant during a tour of the plant on October 15, 2021. The combustion turbine rotor is receiving an upgrade will provide 18 additional megawatts, enough to power 10,000 homes.

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