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North Texas Skylines Go Dark to Help Conserve Electricity

The Dallas skyline was considerably darker Monday night as the electric emergency continues, and over in Fort Worth, the external lights went out on at least two buildings in an effort to conserve electricity.

Millions of Texans are without power as temperatures plunged into the single digits early Monday morning.

Controlled power outages were initiated by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. ERCOT council described the outages as a “last resort to preserve the reliability of the electric system as a whole,” adding that utility transmission companies are tasked with determining how to reduce demand on the system.

NBC 5 viewers asked us why Downtown Dallas was still lit up. At one point Sunday night featuring a Valentine’s Day theme.

The Dallas skyline lit up Sunday evening to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Read from source….