Who actually decided what areas lost power, how long they would be out, and when this would happen?

During rolling outages, ERCOT decides how much power has to be reduced to make the supply and demand match. Demand for power was more than what was available which caused the need for the rolling outages. The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) is the transmission provider for San Marcos Electric Utility (SMEU) and they controlled turning our nine substation transformers on and off. SMEU had no control over the location or lengths of these outages. LCRA based those decisions on what load reduction was needed and what number and length of power outages at each transformer would meet that need.

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1. Who actually decided what areas lost power, how long they would be out, and when this would happen?
2. ¿Quién decidió cuales áreas perderían energía, cuanto tiempo estarían sin energía y cuando sucederían?
3. Why did some areas seem to have power on more often than others?
4. ¿Por qué algunas áreas parecían tener energía con más frecuencia que otras?
5. Why did some areas have longer outages than others?
6. ¿Por qué algunas áreas tuvieron cortes más prolongados que otras?
7. Why was my power off after the rolling outages stopped?
8. ¿Por qué se cortó la energía después de que se detuvieron las interrupciones del servicio?
9. Will our electric and water rates be increased because of the storm event?
10. ¿Aumentaran nuestras tarifas de electricidad y agua debido a la tormenta?
11. What will my electric bill look like because of this event?
12. ¿Como será mi factura de electricidad debido a este evento?
13. How could my winter electric bill be higher than my July or August bill?
14. ¿Porque mi factura de invierno es más alta que la facture de Julio o Agosto?
15. When I look at the usage charts on my Customer Connect account screen they show small power amounts during periods when I had no power. How can that be right?
16. Cuando veo el uso de energía en mi cuenta de Customer Connect, refleja un uso chico de energía durante periodos cuando no tuve poder. ¿La información es correcta?