Solar Was Only Energy Source to Outperform Expectations During Texas Blackout

Natural gas was responsible for two-thirds of February’s energy deficit, a new study found.

At the height of Winter Storm Uri in February, at least 4.5-million Texas homes were without power. As blackouts scattered the state and surrounded urban hubs like Fort Worth, Austin, Dallas, and Houston, Texans were forced to get creative to get by. Some, left without heat, used their ovens and cars to stay warm. Others, left without clean water, boiled what came from their faucets and melted snow. 

Credits: VICE

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