Power companies in Texas and nationwide are ramping up in wind and solar-powered generation, while making progress on new technologies to ward off cyber-attacks that threaten the grid.
Texas is an ideal market for growth and mix of power sources because of its abundance of natural gas, oil, wind and sunshine, said Bill Magness, the president and CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which manages about 90 percent of the state’s power load.
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