August 17, 2011
Texas Heat Brings Power Plants Out of Mothballs
Tom Fowler, Fuel Fix
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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