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ERCOT - solar power grid during eclipse

The Annular Eclipse this Saturday could shut down solar farms. Ercot is expecting the grid’s solar farms to stop generating electricity in the middle of the day. At its peak, from 76% to 90% of the sun will be obscured depending on the location. That will result in solar panels having only 13% of “clear sky capability” at the height of the eclipse at 11:50 a.m., said an ERCOT executive. Reports

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