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Power lines at Seaholm Power Plant in Austin on Monday. Credit: Sophie Park/The Texas Tribune

ERCOT will have to release information about power plant outages quicker — but it may not detail what causes them

Texas regulators on Thursday directed the state’s main power grid operator to drastically reduce the amount of time it releases some — but not all — information about power plant outages this summe

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Residents of an apartment building in South Austin ate their meals Thursday in the parking lot after losing power. Their unit lost power after a nearby fire. Credit: Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune

Texas power outages: Grid operators say forced outages no longer necessary and tell customers to continue to conserve energy

As Texas faced record-low temperatures this February and snow and ice made roads impassable, the state’s electric grid operator lost control of the power s

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