Op-Ed: Wind and solar energy will keep Texas power prices low and avoid blackouts

Op-Ed: Wind and solar energy will keep Texas power prices low and avoid blackouts

If you’re in Texas, chances are your air conditioner has been getting a lot of use lately. The current heat wave is having significant impacts here in Houston, not only in causing a record number of Ozone Action Days — declared on hot, sunny, still days when conditions are most favorable for the accumulation of unhealthy levels of ground-level ozone — but also on our electricity. And these high temperatures are projected to continue through the summer.

As everyone has cranked up the A/C, demand…

Source: HBJ

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