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How ERCOT is narrowly getting through an extreme summer — and how experts say it could do better

Record-high power demand and faltering electricity sources have tested the grid in the past month, forcing the Electric Reliability Council of Texas to dig deep into its toolbox to keep power flowing.

Powerlines crisscross the Permian Basin landscape, south of Gardendale, on 2018.

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