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When the 87th Texas Legislative Session began in January, it was predicted the session would look dramatically different than any in Texas His…

It’s so hot. So humid. And so hard to change the subject when Texans are worried about whether there’s enough electricity for their air conditioners.

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The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the governing body that oversees the electric grid in Texas, is asking all Texans to reduce electric use as much as possible through Friday, June 18. Per ERCOT, a significant number of forced generation outages combined with potential record electric use for the month of June has resulted in tight grid conditions.

Gov. Greg Abbott Tuesday signed Senate Bills 2 and 3 into law to reform the Electric Reliability Council of Texas and weatherize and improve the reliability of the state's power grid. Abbott made ERCOT reform and weatherization of the power system emergency items this past session.