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AI and data centers boost demand on Texas power grid

Posted on AllSides June 19th, 2024
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The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which manages our power grid, made a stunning announcement last week. It now expects energy demand to almost double in the next six years. The News 4 I-Team takes a look at one contributing factor: the growth of artificial intelligence and data centers being built to support it. We went to the H5 Data Center near downtown San Antonio which houses servers for many different companies. H5 is one of numerous data centers either locating or expanding in Bexar County. Whether you're scrolling through...

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