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It looks like wind and solar are not producing when Texas needs the electricity...

ERCOT asked Texans to conserve power as electric grid again struggled to keep up with demand.

And it looks like routine power plant maintenance is now a problem for Texas! <==== Read this again.

Ercot on Wednesday warned that it was again anticipating tight grid conditions, but didn’t call for conservation. The grid operator forecasted low wind and solar output for the day, while a forced power-plant outage in the Rio Grande Valley added to the large number of plants already down for maintenance.

h/t to a Pete Waterfell post on METAR.

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