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Texas Outages Due to Physical Problems, not Market Failure

by Greg Stark, Enerdynamics Instructor Back in February, I wrote a blog post titled Why Does Cold Create Outages in Texas?, which examined the series of events leading up to and the possible reasons for central Texas’ rolling blackouts of … Continue reading

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Why Does Cold Create Electric Outages in Texas?

By Greg Stark, Enerdynamics Instructor The recent cold snap that put central Texas in a deep freeze generated some buzz among those in the electric industry as the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) declared a System III emergency followed … Continue reading

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