Texas Power Grid Holding Up As Conservation Request From ERCOT Remains

Texas Power Grid Holding Up As Conservation Request From ERCOT Remains

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – On another hot day approaching triple digits in North Texas, the Texas power grid is holding again.

Wednesday, June 16 is the third consecutive day Texans were asked to conserve electricity.

ERCOT said earlier in the week it saw demand during the middle of the day flatten a bit when reserves got low for the first time.

But CBS 11 found people who were a bit reluctant to help out with that conservation request.

Putting off using the oven or the washer and dryer wasn’t that big of an ask, people said.

But turning the thermostat up to 78 degrees during the day, some people said they are drawing the line.

“Turn our thermostat up a little bit, but not much, but definitely not up that high, said Fort Worth resident Brian Tulbert. “It’s still maybe 75 or something like that at our house right now.”

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