Here comes the $12B “backup generator” for Texas’s electric grid that would sit idle…almost always. And which Texans would pay for regardless if they are ever actually needed.
The bitter failures of our “Energy State” taught me that it doesn’t hurt to have a dozen alternative ways to boil water in your toolkit—and skills to barter for a steady coffee supply.
While most were the result of hypothermia, some were caused by car accidents, carbon monoxide poisoning, and medical equipment failure. Sami Sparber | Texas Tribune [As of March 27, 2021, the number of storm-related deaths has increased to 111.] At least 57 people died in Texas as a result of […]
CPS Energy’s CEO blamed failed conservation by local residents as a key contributor to the region’s multi-day blackout. Yet the conservation programs are voluntary, underfunded … and the utility didn’t send a single Spanish-language emergency tweet until Texas was 12 hours from near-total grid collapse. Let’s talk. Greg Harman You […]