Is the Texas Power Grid Able to Handle a Harsh Winter?
- Nov 16, 2021 5:18 pm GMT
Texas experienced an unusual weather event last winter. An extreme cold front created a snow and ice storm, decreasing the stability of southeast communities. Ice and wind knocked down power lines and left millions of residents without electricity.
The deep freeze and minimal access to food and heat caused nearly 100 deaths. After the storm, government officials began evaluating future outage prevention techniques. Before exploring the emergency power plan, we must assess the challenges with the current energy supply.
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