Last week Texas’ electric grid was in a state of emergency nearly every day as high temperatures and multiple power plant outages pushed stretched resources thin. Thursday almost saw the state initiate rolling blackouts for the second time this year but just the fourth time in 21 years.

This week isn’t expected to be much better.

Weather reports are predicting a continuation of the brutal heat throughout Texas.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas issued a notice just after midnight warning that temperatures in much of Texas are expected to top 102 degrees and that from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. it expects a reserve capacity shortage. This is the same warning they issued just about every day last week.

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