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okGrid operators called for decreased electricity usage as several power grids went offline due to rising heat in Texas

According to the current grid conditions on the Electric Reliability Council of Texas website, Texans no longer need to cut back on their electricity use to avoid stressing the electrical grid.

After a week, consumers may return to normal usage of electricity that stressed the grid — and Texans’ anxieties. The ERCOT website said: “There is enough power for current demand,” and an ERCOT spokesperson confirmed the power conservation notice expired at 7 p.m. Friday.

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maskThe number of people with major cases of the Coronavirus in Texas is still declining, even with officials who reported over 1,600 cases on Sunday.

The Texas Department of State Health Services reported 21 new fatalities from COVID-19 Sunday along with 1,465 confirmed cases of the virus and 219 probable cases.

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Monday, 05 April 2021 19:32

Elon Musk might make his own city in Texas

South Padre IslandThe community of Boca Chica Village was once a place for retired people and outdoorsy people who enjoyed living outside, exploring nature, and doing whatever they can outside

Today, traffic backs up the lone highway out of the unincorporated area that's now home to only about half a dozen residents — and SpaceX's Starship facility. During the day, selfie-seeking tourists line the road for photos with the stainless steel spaceship under development. At night, excavators plow the earth at the busy construction site. Before test launches, residents receive a notice suggesting they temporarily evacuate for safety.

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Solar EnergyLightsource bp successfully made a deal for a $380 million financing package and has now started construction on its different solar projects in Texas. This will help Texas transition further into the clean energy market.

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