A HOT topic on a very COLD week in Texas: what was the cause and who is responsible
In February, nearly four million Texans lost power during a severe winter storm. The outages can’t be attributed to a single point of failure, instead many things went wrong. From lost generation capacity to sky rocketing demand, the Texas electric grid did not prove reliable in record breaking winter temperatures. On the episode of Beyond the Data, Erin Hardick, Sr. Research Analyst at UAI, talks with Texas utilities and grid experts about what actually happened in Texas during that infamous week in February.