ERCOT : Blackouts possible if power grid reaches limits
However, folks in Briscoe, Hall Childress, Floyd, Motley Cottle, Crosby, Dickens, King, Garza, Kent, Stonewall, Dawson, Kent, Stonewall, Dawson, Borden, and Scurry Counties are in ERCOT
ERCOT power was subject to a Stage 2 Emergency on Thursday, which could occur again Friday or if reaches a Stage 3 Emergency then rolling blackouts begin.
Most South Plains residents are in the Southwest Power Pool which is not the same electric grid as ERCOT.
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