Texas grid operator says it’s now under normal conditions, millions still under boil-water notice


A worker repairs a power line in Austin, Texas, U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2021.

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The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which is known as ERCOT and controls the majority of the state’s power, said it has returned to normal conditions on Friday, as power has been restored for millions of customers who were left in the dark.

However, the impacts from the deadly storm are still being felt across Texas.

More than 160,000 customers in the state still did not have power as of 4 p.m. ET, according to the latest data from Utility officials say limited rolling blackouts are still possible if electricity demand rises.

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