The first day of summer is still officially a few months away, but the state grid operator is already estimating tight reserves for electricity supply, especially if the summer is hotter than normal.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which operates the state grid and manages the wholesale electric market, believes power suppliers will be able to meet summer demands without rolling outages, according to its preliminary summer assessment released on Thursday.
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