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Texas grid still vulnerable to extreme winter weather, ERCOT estimate shows

Changes to Texas’ power grid have improved ERCOT’s ability to keep power flowing during major winter storms, but in an extreme scenario, the grid could still face rolling blackouts, a seasonal assessment shows.

By Erin Douglas, The Texas Tribune

Texans could experience calls to reduce electricity usage — or even power outages — this winter if the grid experiences very high demand for power, estimates from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas show. Ahead of each season, ERCOT, which operates the state power grid, estimates how much power supply will be available to meet projected needs — serving as an early indicator of risk...

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Disgraced San Antonio ex-attorney Chris Pettit's coliseum-style mansion now for sale

One of San Antonio's most distinctive homes, a coliseum-style mansion near Olmos Dam, hit the market Wednesday with a price tag just…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Disgraced San Antonio ex-attorney Chris Pettit's coliseum-style mansion now for sale
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An all-concrete home on the Guadalupe River called the 'Monolith House' is now for sale

A sprawling new riverfront home northwest of San Antonio with a facade comprised entirely of concrete has hit the market for $5.5…

By San Antonio Current Staff

An all-concrete home on the Guadalupe River called the 'Monolith House' is now for sale
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This Spanish-style home for sale was once the president's residence for San Antonio College

A Monte Vista home once used as the president's residence for San Antonio College has hit the market for just shy of…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This Spanish-style home for sale was once the president's residence for San Antonio College
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A historic San Antonio home once carved up into rental units is restored and back on the market

A two-story home in the King William Historic District that's been restored after spending decades carved into rental units has hit the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A historic San Antonio home once carved up into rental units is restored and back on the market
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