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Texas Grid Says Nearly All Its Generators Are Ready for Cold

Transmission towers and power lines lead to a substation after a snow storm in Fort Worth, Texas on Feb. 16, 2021.

Transmission towers and power lines lead to a substation after a snow storm in Fort Worth, Texas on Feb. 16, 2021.

Photographer: Ron Jenkins/Getty Images

The main grid operator for Texas said the vast majority of its power-generating units are in compliance with new rules that require them to be able to operate during winter weather. 

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas found that 10 generators out of the 302 inspected didn’t meet the standards, according to a report filed with state regulators on Tuesday. As of Jan. 17, all but three of those deficiencies have been addressed, the report said.