LEANDER, Texas (KXAN) — Pedernales Electric Co-Op reported several customers without power on Tuesday afternoon.
According to the PEC outage map, there were a total of eight outages and 3,843 affected meters. Overall, 98.92% of meters retained power, and PEC reported crews restored service to members in Leander around 1:15 p.m.
PEC reports the cause of the outage in Leander is “animal interference.”
The news comes only one day after the Electric Reliability Commission of Texas (ERCOT) released a conservation alert urging Texans to conserve power due to forced generation outages. The commission said it’s conducting an analysis to determine why so many units are down.