Another hot day in Texas, another electrical grid alert warning

Despite being home to some of the best energy resources on the planet, the Texas electrical grid once again issued a grid alert, also referred to as a “conservation appeal,” on Wednesday, Aug. 30. This was was the second day in a row for the Lone Star State, and the eighth over the last two weeks, according to the Houston Chronicle. According to the grid operator’s X account, similar grid alerts occurred on Aug. 17, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29 and 30.