A historic winter storm and cold blast caused chaos in Texas last week.
Power outages were initiated by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas early on Monday morning and lasted for days. This meant hundreds of thousands of Texans are without electricity for short periods of time. Temperatures fell into the teens near Dallas and 20s around Houston.
According to reports nearly half of the wind energy is down in West Texas after the turbines froze.
A helicopter running on fossil fuel spraying a chemical made from fossil fuels onto a wind turbine made with fossils fuels during an ice storm is awesome. pic.twitter.com/3HInc2qKb9
— Luke Legate (@lukelegate) February 15, 2021
Seven days later the data shows that wind-power was the chief cause of the massive power outage.
Via Zero Hedge:
With the worst of the Texas power crisis now behind us, the blame and fingerpointing begins, and while the jury is still out whose actions