What It Would Take to Build More Power Plants

Texas power generation struggles to keep up with growing demand. Photo courtesy hsld at http://www.flickr.com/photos/26555823@N08/
Texas' population is booming. But its electric grid is strained. The threat of rolling blackouts in the summer has become common. The easy answer is building more power plants to produce electricity.

KUT's Mose Buchele reports for StateImpact Texas why that's not happening. For more information, visit StateImpact Texas.

 

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