While state energy regulators wrestle with the question of whether Texas has enough reserve power to avoid blackouts next summer, the company that CPS Energy chose to help the utility reduce its energy load at peak times reported some progress Wednesday.

Consert, which moved its headquarters here from Raleigh, N.C., last year as part of a deal to supply CPS with home area network devices that can shave energy use at peak times, still is gathering data from pilot programs with CPS and other Texas utilities.

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