© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Wind turbines operate at sunrise in the Permian Basin oil and natural gas production area in Big Spring, Texas, U.S., February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo
(Reuters) – The Texas power grid operator ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) issued an appeal to residents calling for energy conservation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. CT on Wednesday.
This is be the eighth time this month that the grid operator has urged consumers to conserve energy with operating reserves expected to be low.