Right now the demand for power is being met, but if conservation efforts alone don’t work the state could face rolling blackouts and you would not get much time to prepare.
Three things are driving the record demand for power in Texas, the high temperatures, a growing population, and no new power plants to meet the demand.
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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.