The Texas grid is projected to have more than enough electricity to power the state during the fall and winter seasons, the state’s primary operator said Wednesday.
The electric grid held up well during the summer — even during several periods of record demand in early August — and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which manages about 90 percent of the state’s power load, expects that to continue in the fall.
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.