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Texas grid operator urges electricity conservation as many power generators are unexpectedly offline

Eddie Gaspar/The Texas Tribune
Electrical transformers at the Austin Energy/Sand Hill Energy Center in Del Valle.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas says a large number of power plants are offline, but it could not provide details as to what may be causing the “very concerning” number of outages. At the same time, the state is experiencing near-record demand for electricity in June.