Reasons For Texas Blackouts And How Best To Avoid Them Going Forward

PA Pundits - International

By Nicolas Loris ~

As millions of Texans suffer from a lack of electric power, heat, and water, the “never let a crisis go to waste” crowd is in full swing on both sides of the political aisle.

Half-truths and misinformation have flooded social media outlets and policy discussions, blaming specific fuel sources, the deregulated structure of Texas’ electricity grid, and a lack of government oversight.

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The snowstorm that walloped Texas this week knocked out not only electric power, but also in some cases water service as frigid temperatures caused pipes to burst. Pictured: Mark Majkrzak hands out bottles of Rain Pure Mountain Spring Water Feb. 19 in Austin, Texas. Majkrzak, founder of the company, drove from Georgia to donate the water. (Photo: Joe…

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