Electricity is essential for Guadalupe Mejia Cuevas.
She works at an ice cream shop and said if the power goes out, all her product would melt – and she would lose business.
“We practically don’t have any other choice,” Cuevas said. “If the power goes out we would not have a way to maintain the product.”
In the last week, Texas’ power grid operator asked customers to limit the use of electricity on two separate occasions during high demand to avoid possible blackouts.
A power grid expert said with more summer months ahead, ERCOT will continue to issue these warnings.
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Texas grid operator urges electricity conservation as heat wave drives up demand
ERCOT issues second energy conservation request