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Texas Governor Says State Power Supply Needs to Grow 10-15%

Data Center Coverage, Feb. 8, 2024

(Bloomberg) — Texas Governor Greg Abbott said his state will need to grow its power supply capacity by as much as 15% annually to keep up with rising demand from homes and businesses.   

“For every business relocating here, there is an increased demand from our power grid,” Abbott, a Republican, said at the NAPE Summit energy conference in Houston on Wednesday (February 7).  “We need to be prepared to increase our power supply capability by 10-15% per year.”  Read the full article here.