Meanwhile, back at the (Texas) ranch…
- Apr 19, 2021 9:01 pm GMTApr 19, 2021 8:21 pm GMT
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I haven’t written about the Texas power crisis lately, but I’ve been following the story in the press – to the extent possible, since this isn’t exactly my day job. I’ve learned some interesting things lately, and I’d like to share them with you. I’ll do that in this post and a few subsequent ones (although not immediately following this one).
To summarize where I think things stand, I’ll say that it’s becoming clear what a huge event this was: from the power engineering standpoint, the human impact standpoint, and the financial standpoint. Are any of these three concerns closer to being at least comprehended – let alone resolved - than they were say a month ago? In the case of just the power engineering standpoint, I’d say it’s at least understood now, even if what’s not understandable is how the blackout was allowed to happen in the first place. And as far as resolution goes, none of the three is anywhere close to being resolved.