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Texas electricity markets

2021-02-17 01:13:48.117532+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Electricity retailer Griddy’s unusual plea to Texas customers: Leave now before you get a big bill

Its 29,000 customers are fully exposed to wholesale power markets that soared Monday.

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#Comment Re: Texas electricity markets made: 2021-02-17 14:04:54.696288+00 by: DaveP

Good thread on twitter about the various things that are going worng in Texas at the moment.

One notable bright spot is El Paso, where they lost power due to a storm in 2011, and so have spent the past decade winter-proofing their power generation and transmission. Lights are still on there.

#Comment Re: Texas electricity markets made: 2021-02-18 14:49:36.639824+00 by: TheSHAD0W

Griddy is an interesting model.

Alternatively, you could just turn off your main breaker and pretend the power's out until the prices go back down in a couple days.

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