REA Response

Texas can not only meet its escalating energy demands with fewer emissions but also pave the way for a more sustainable and resilient energy future with CCUS and the hydrogen economy.  

ERCOT CEO: Texas power grid can meet unprecedented electricity demand growth

The Houston Chronicle, Apr. 23, 2024 

The head of the Texas power grid operator sought to assure the public that the state would have enough power to meet projected business and residential growth, following buzz in the energy world arising from unprecedented projections of how much electricity Texas would need by the end of the decade. 

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas expects peak power demand on its grid to increase nearly 78% by 2030 to 152 gigawatts — including 62 gigawatts of demand that have filed plans to potentially connect to the grid.

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Texas Power Grid Warns of Outages as Temperatures Rise

REA Response It’s clear Texas needs more reliable power to meet demands and weather-related challenges. We can increase dispatchable power and strengthen ERCOT, the state’s electricity grid, by supporting carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) and the hydrogen economy.  Texas Power Grid Warns of Outages as Temperatures Rise Newsweek, May

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