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And now some regulators are realizing it's their nightmare too. Indeed-- seeing ERCOT resignations, and accountability is important, but this also isn't a case of 'get rid of those responsible, problem solved,' rather we need leadership to dig into this for as long as it takes.
I would think that scenarios like this event in Texas would give parties, like Elon Musk, reason to be concerned about moving their Company to Texas. The TX legislature, PUC and ERCOT really should think about the risks their energy policies present to their economy if these Companies have second thoughts about moving to Texas. Would you buy a ticket on the Titanic knowing the real risks...
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I'm glad there is records of the power sources. If not they would never admit it. QUOTE=the adjacent EIA graph - show that in the early morning hours of Feb. 15, natural gas generation dropped 23% by 4 a.m., a total of about 10,000 megawatts on a system that was running about 65,000 megawatts in total at midnight. That morning ERCOT started rolling blackouts.