The high temperatures are expected to put a strain on the Rio Grande Valley’s power grid very soon, but relief is on the way.
A new 96 mile-long electric transmission line is about a year away from completion. It will stretch from one end of the Valley to the other.
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Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.