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ERCOT asks to conserve electricity on Monday in Texas due to heat wave

ERCOT asks to conserve electricity on Monday in Texas due to heat wave

The Texas power grid operator issued a second standard electricity demand warning for Monday, telling customers to conserve power between 2 and 8 p.m., when temperatures are expected to exceed 103 degrees Fahrenheit across Texas.

Texas Electrical Reliability Council, or ERCOT, Last Wednesday, he warned against expecting record levels of electricity use from Friday, June 10 to Monday, June 13, due to the heat wave in the state. Sunday night, he issued a second ultimatum.

ERCOT expects daily electricity demand to rise above 75,000 MW. Each hike would be a record, just above the August 2019 record of 74,820 megawatts.

A few days ago, officials said Do not expect a power outage or Calls for Texans to reduce electricity use, as happened in The February 2021 storm that killed more than 200 Texans. However, the savings request arrived in a file New statement from ERCOTAnd the He stressed the need to monitor electricity consumption on the afternoon of Monday 11.

I read here: How to save electricity this summer. ERCOT TIPS.

The Dallas-Fort Worth area is expected to see increases of 104 percent this week, contributing to increased electricity demand as air conditioners run overtime.

Read also: How to save electricity this summer. ERCOT TIPS.

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