Millions Without Power Amid Strain On Texas’ Electric Grid

Electric grids are an indispensable infrastructure, as evidenced this week by winter storms that have left an estimated 3 million Texans without power in dangerously cold temperatures.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the electric grid operator for the state, lost control of the power supply this week, prompting Gov. Greg Abbott to launch an investigation, while residents and business owners across the state demanded accountability.

On Wednesday — the fourth day of the historic storm — officials continued rolling blackouts to avoid wider…Read More

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