June 2 — Texas is heading into summer with a larger power reserve than last year, when soaring temperatures put pressure on consumers to conserve power to prevent outages. But ongoing generating projects that represent an unusually high proportion of new power capacity is under construction and isn’t scheduled to be complete until mid- to late July.
— Houston Chronicle
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