Frigid temperatures pushed demand for power to a new winter
record on Tuesday.
Electricity consumption peaked at 57,277 megawatts on Tuesday
morning, which beat the previous record set in Feb. 2011 of 57,265 megawatts.
ERCO, the agency that monitors the Texas electric grid, says
there is enough power and customers should not worry about the potential for
The agency asked for customers to reduce their electricity
usage because of high demand on Monday morning.
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