Nearly 300K without power as San Antonio tries to weather the storm | WOAI (Texas chose to not be part of national grid to save money)

According to the Texas Tribune, energy experts, local leaders and residents said energy and state officials failed to properly prepare people for the mass outages coinciding with dangerous weather that’s already led to at least 10 deaths.

Governor Greg Abbott has called for reform of ERCOT during the current legislative session, saying “the Electric Reliability Council of Texas has been anything but reliable over the past 48 hours.”

Source: Nearly 300K without power as San Antonio tries to weather the storm | WOAI

3 thoughts on “Nearly 300K without power as San Antonio tries to weather the storm | WOAI (Texas chose to not be part of national grid to save money)”

  1. Totally self-inflicted. Texans always felt self-sufficient, and were afraid they would be “forced” to share energy with other states. A complete lack of vision and lack of respect for the inevitability of change.

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