EP 29 | Texas Winter Storm, ERCOT Grid Down1 min read

Episode Summary

Q & Sal discuss the utter failure of our leadership in Texas to keep the lights on.


On this episode:

History of ERCOT & Deregulation

Is “Green Energy” The Problem?

34 gigawatts generation capacity forced offline, about 27 gigawatts comes from coal, nuclear, and gas capacity.

The parts of Texas not on its ERCOT power grid appear to have weathered the freeze with few outages

Texas Power Grid Was ‘Seconds Or Minutes’ Away From Complete Failure Leaving Whole State Dark, ERCOT Says

The Texas power grid was just “seconds or minutes” away from a catastrophic and complete failure earlier this week, officials with ERCOT said during a briefing Thursday, adding that widespread rolling blackouts may have saved the state from going completely dark.

ERCOT Will Restore Board of Directors’ Names to Website After Death Threats Prompted Their Removal

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By Sal B

Sal is an Army veteran having served eight years. As a graduate of The Art Institute of Houston, he focuses on designing and marketing websites through Ariel Digital. A lover of psychology and philosophy, Sal brings his unique perspective to The New Normal.

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