Why Texas isn't worried about solar eclipse wiping out enough energy to power 120,000 homes
Thursday, 17 August 2017 When the sun dims dramatically Monday morning, that would be like an entire power plant unit shutting down for the Lone Star State's electricity grid. The much-anticipated solar eclipse will wipe out about 600 megawatts worth of electricity generation from Texas' growing solar power industry, according to officials with ERCOT, which manages the Texas grid. ERCOT describes a megawatt as the amount of electricity needed to power 200 homes during...
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