A company that supplies electricity to Texans called American Electric Power filed to renew its application to export electricity to Mexico with the U.S. Department of Energy back in December.
It operates a 720-megawatt coal-fired power plant near Vernon, and apparently it has been supplying our southern neighbor with electricity for quite some time. In 2011, for example, AEP supplied the country with some 78,000 megawatt-hours (A megawatt-hour can power 1,000 homes for one hour).
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