Texas Grid Operator Urges Electricity Conservation Through Friday As Temperatures Rise And Many Power Generators Are Offline

Texas Grid Operator Urges Electricity Conservation Through Friday As Temperatures Rise And Many Power Generators Are Offline

Texans can reduce electricity use by setting the thermostat to 78 degrees or higher; turning off lights and pool pumps; avoiding use of large appliances such as ovens, washing machines and dryers; and turning off or unplugging unused electric appliances.

 

This article was written by ERIN DOUGLAS of The Texas Tribune.  The Texas Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them – about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.  This article originally appeared at: https://www.texastribune.org/2021/06/14/texas-power-grid-conserve-ercot/