Texas Gov Dawdles As Power Grid Set To Fail

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Published on 16 Jun 2021, 3:00
As Texans face another heatwave, the private utility company ERCOT is asking residents to conserve energy, over fears of rolling blackouts. Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss on The Young Turks. Watch LIVE weekdays 6-8 pm ET. youtube.com/tyt/live

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"Texas’ main power grid struggled to keep up with the demand for electricity Monday, prompting the operator to ask Texans to conserve power until Friday.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas said in a statement Monday that a significant number of unexpected power plant outages, combined with expected record use of electricity due to hot weather, has resulted in tight grid conditions. Approximately 12,000 megawatts of generation were offline Monday, or enough to power 2.4 million homes on a hot summer day."

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