Houston’s ABC News affiliate reports:
Texans are being asked to conserve power yet again, as the state works to prevent rolling blackouts. The request comes due to a significant number of forced generation outages combined with the potential for record electric use this month.
ERCOT is asking everyone to set their thermostat to 78 degrees when at home, and higher when not at home. They’re also suggesting pool owners turn off their pumps and lights. And everyone should avoid using large appliances like ovens, washing machines or dryers during peak hours.
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— Miya Shay (@ABC13Miya) June 16, 2021