Reuters: Texas power use hits record for second straight day as heat wave lingers

Aug. 1 — Demand for power in Texas hit a record high on Tuesday for the second day in a row and the seventh time this summer as homes and business kept air conditioners cranked up to escape a lingering heat wave,

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Plainview Herald: US gov. looking for malware that could target Texas power grid

Aug. 1 — The U.S. government is currently searching for malicious software code it believes Chinese hackers planted in American computer systems that control utilities and communications across the country.

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NBC DFW:  Blistering Texas sun is also part of producing the state’s energy

July 31 —bTexas has built up its solar power capacity over the past few decades. At times on Monday, it produced around 15 percent of the state’s energy

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