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Conservation Alert

Please Reduce Electric Use Now

Conservation Alert

A Conservation Alert has been issued asking consumers and businesses to reduce electric use immediately. Conservation tips, such as turning off lights and appliances, are available on the Public Utility Commission’s Power to Save Texas website. Simple actions can help balance generation supply and electric demand.

Why Ask for Conservation?

On days when available generation supply and energy demand get very close, ERCOT can issue a conservation alert to help decrease electric demand while we work with generation owners to increase the power supply.

Critical Medical Needs Reminder

If you have critical medical needs, contact your local electric utility and have a backup plan, in case controlled outages are needed later.

Stay Informed

For the latest information during a conservation alert:

  • View ERCOT’s news releases.
  • Download the ERCOT app, available in the Apple App Store and Google Play.
  • Follow ERCOT on Twitter (@ERCOT_ISO).
  • Subscribe to EmergencyAlerts and News_Bulletins at