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ERCOT App Sends Alerts When Grid Demand is High

Filipa Rodrigues for KUT News

ERCOT – the organization that operates thestate’s power grid – unveiled a free mobile app today that lets consumers know about demand on the grid. When demand is high, the app will send out notification messages.

The app also includes tips for conserving energy.

Mobile users can download the free app from the Appleor Google app stores.

Laura first joined the KUT team in April 2012. She now works for the statewide program Texas Standard as a reporter and producer. Laura came to KUT from the world of television news. She has worn many different hats as an anchor, reporter and producer at TV stations in Austin, Amarillo and Toledo, OH. Laura is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, a triathlete and enjoys travel, film and a good beer. She enjoys spending time with her husband and pets.
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