Texas Blackouts: A Lesson In Public Systems for Private Gains

  • Truthout reports: “Our state is a cautionary tale about power generation that’s privatized and poorly regulated. The big companies who run so much of the grid in Texas failed to winterize their infrastructure, leading to massive blackouts and tremendous suffering.”
  • “A decade later, the blackouts were five times as destructive — and could have been even worse. Reports now say we were just four and a half minutes from a total grid failure in Texas, which could have caused blackouts for weeks and even months.”

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