August 17, 2011

Texas Heat Brings Power Plants Out of Mothballs

Tom Fowler, Fuel Fix


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Four mothballed power plants will come back online in the coming weeks to help ensure Texas’ main electric grid can handle demand for the rest of the summer.

Two Houston-area plants owned by NRG Energy and two near Dallas owned by Garland Power & Light will return to service at the request of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas.

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