Managers of the state’s biggest electrical grid say peak electricity demand has topped 69,000 megawatts for the first time.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which operates that grid that covers most of the state, says demand peaked at 69,408 megawatts between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday, then 69,783 megawatts between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.
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Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.