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So can we call all elections where a republican wins fraudulent?

Every time they win something just claim voter fraud and launch 50 investigations and 100 lawsuits. Isn't that their strategy? Can we set up a PAC for this? LOL
Posted by SouthernDem4ever | Wed May 18, 2022, 08:55 PM (6 replies)

Texas Calls for Power Conservation After Six Generators Fail

Source: Bloomberg News

The Texas grid operator called on residents to conserve energy Friday after six generation facilities tripped offline amid hot weather, prompting power prices to spike.

The power-plant failures resulted in a loss of about 2,900 megawatts of electricity, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas said in an email statement Friday. Thatís enough power for about 580,000 homes and businesses. Natural-gas fired plants make up all of the generation that failed, an Ercot spokesman said.

The Texas grid is being stressed by high heat in a potential preview of peak summertime demand. This summer will test whether Ercot has made sufficient changes to reinforce a system that experienced cascading power-plant failures and deadly blackouts during a historic freeze in early 2021.

On Thursday, the Public Utility Commission of Texas expressed concern that generators havenít had enough time to perform seasonal maintenance ahead of summer. The risk: summertime maintenance amid stronger heat can lead to supply shortages and potentially rolling blackouts.

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-05-13/texas-calls-for-energy-conservation-after-six-power-plants-fail
Posted by SouthernDem4ever | Fri May 13, 2022, 11:01 PM (72 replies)
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