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ERCOT reports 2nd record peak demand of the week

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Managers of the state’s biggest electrical grid say peak electricity demand has set its second record of the week.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which operates that grid that covers most of the state, says demand peaked at 70,572 megawatts between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday. That top’s Monday’s record by 403 megawatts.

One megawatt is about enough electricity to power about 200 homes during hot weather running air conditioners.

ERCOT officials say the grid has sufficient generation to meet the demand.

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