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Cold Wave Expected to Drive Electricity Demand Up

As a winter cold front sweeps across the country, energy providers prepare for large increases in demand. In Texas, the Electric Reliability Council predicts record power usage and issued a weather watch for Jan. 15-17. ERCOT believes power usage will reach 79 gigawatts, breaking the record of 65 gigawatts. Even…

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Alex Mills is the former President of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers. The Alliance is the largest state oil and gas associations in the nation with more than 3,000 members in 305 cities and 28 states.


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