Generators in Texas meet electric demand, avoid widespread outages during recent cold snap

Generators in Texas meet electric demand, avoid widespread outages during recent cold snap
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14.02.2022

A cold snap brought cold weather and icy conditions to Texas this past week, increasing heating demand for electricity across the state. Power plants and electric generators in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT)—the grid operator for most of the state—increased output to meet elevated demand during the storm. Unlike February 2021, when extreme cold disrupted the supply of electricity in Texas and left millions without power, generators maintained fuel supplies and avoided widespread power outages.

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