Texas Power Outages

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Frozen wind turbines contribute to rolling power blackouts across Texas


Winter storms hammer Texas leaving millions without power -Texas starts rolling power outages to cope with deep freeze



A rare deep freeze in Texas that raised the demand for power forced the U.S. state’s electric grid operator on Monday to impose rotating blackouts that left more than 2 million customers without power.


The PowerOutage.us website – an ongoing project created to track power outages – said 2,629,684 customers were experiencing outages at 9:44 a.m. ET (1444 GMT).


President Joe Biden declared an emergency on Monday, unlocking federal assistance to Texas, where temperatures on Monday ranged from minus 8 to 21 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 22 to minus 6 Celsius).


Apart from Texas, much of the United States from the Pacific Northwest through the Great Plains and into the mid-Atlantic states was in the grip of bone-chilling weather over the three-day Presidents Day holiday weekend.


https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/15/us/power-outages-texas-monday/index.html

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