Texas Power Grid Fully Up and Running, Authorities SayEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

The beleaguered power grid in Texas is now back online and running at “normal operations,” according to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which manages the Lone Star state’s electrical system. “ERCOT operations have returned to normal, and we are no longer asking for energy conservation. Thanks for helping the grid during this very difficult time,” the council wrote in a Friday tweet. Bill Magness, ERCOT president and CEO, said on a conference call Friday that, “We just got the notice from our control room that we have left the last stage of emergency operations, so we are completely back to normal operations.” At around 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, Texas’ power grid was operating at a capacity of 56,199 megawatts, plus an operating reserve of just under 4,000 megawatts, according to ERCOT’s dashboard. At the same time, demand was running at 52,397 megawatts. Texas has a generating capacity of about …Read More

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