After several weeks of extremely hot temperatures — and very little cloud cover — cooler weather has come to Texas. And that’s dropped the load level on the state’s electric grid by 20 percent.

ERCOT added even more electrical capacity to the grid in the last few weeks of August, when temperatures were regularly in the triple digits. Kent Sadoff, ERCOT’s Vice President of Systems Operations, says Texas could probably use more generation.

Listen to the full conversation on KUHF, Houston public radio.