Multiple records set as temperatures plunge statewide.
“17 Jan 2018 – Bitter cold across Texas brought a new winter record for peak electricity use, ERCOT, the state’s independent electric grid operator announced Wednesday morning.”
At one point, Texans were using 65,731 megawatts, blowing past the previous record by nearly 5 percent.
Overnight, temperature in the Dallas area dropped to 13F (-10.6C), well below the average low of 34F (1.1C).
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