Texas’ power grid operator is warning that the state is at risk of another crisis this summer. Outages could occur again if the state experiences a severe heat wave or drought combined with high demand for power.
Texas’ power grid operator is warning that the state is at risk of another crisis this summer. Electricity outages could occur again if the state experiences a severe heat wave or drought combined with high demand for power.
Electricity outages in Texas could occur again this summer if the state experiences a severe heat wave or drought combined with high demand for power, according to recent assessments by the state’s grid operator.
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