A battle of supply versus demand threatens to leave North Texans in the dark… in the cold… and without electricity.

The mercury is forecast to dip into the teens again across the region overnight.

Two power-producing generators in North Central Texas froze up as temperatures plunged Monday morning and went offline.

At 6:52 a.m. the Electric Reliability Council of Texas issued a Level 1 Energy Emergency Alert. Just nine minutes later, the alert was escalated to Level 2.

Customers were asked to conserve.

“Be neighborly, I would say. Everybody has to share here, and nobody wants to be without lights,” said Kendall Geldard.

Big companies also joined the conservation campaign.

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