Just before 9am Saturday, ERCOT's reserve electrical capacity was just 89 megawatts. ERCOT electricity usage may set a winter record this weekend due to a 5-day long stretch of extremely low temps across the state.
I've experienced few power issues since relocating to Amarillo almost seven years ago. I'm always worried we might have them. It seems like only a year or two ago blackouts were rolling across the country and too close to home.