The dog days of summer are bringing record demand for electricity in San Antonio and the rest of the Lone Star State, but utilities said they are able to meet the demand.

Data from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas show that Texas reached a new record for electricity use when demand reached 69.8 GW between 4 and 5 p.m. on Aug. 10. ERCOT manages the flow of electric power to 24 million Texas customers, representing about 90 percent of the state’s electric load.

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