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Texas Power Challenge: Getting the Most from Your Energy Dollars
Natural gas generation contributes the largest share of Texas electricity, particularly during peak demand. During off-peak times, when demand can be a half or two-thirds of the daily peak, many power plants stand idle; operating reserves are needed, however, when demand increases again, or to react to sudden losses of generation or transmission problems caused by equipment failure or bad weather. On days when temperatures peak in the 60s, non-residential customers use more than two-thirds of the power generated in . . . Complete article »
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