ERCOT says Texas saw largest demand ever for electricity on Sunday

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An early heatwave across much of Texas this weekend has led to the largest demand ever for electricity.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas’ grid conditions showed that the state saw 75,083 megawatts of demand at 5:20 p.m. Sunday, which is the highest ever.

The previous record for electricity demand in ERCOT’s system was set in August 2019 at around 74,800 megawatts.

At 5:20 p.m.…


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