April 26, 2021
Visual Primer: Texas and California Blackouts – Comparison of Regulatory and Legislative Responses
Extreme weather exposed vulnerabilities forcing rolling blackouts to protect the grid.
Texas state lawmakers are exploring solutions to address the issues faced during and after the mid-February winter storm event that caused widespread outages across the state. California, which faced a similar predicament due to an unprecedented heatwave in August 2020, albeit smaller in scale and severity, has advanced measures to ensure reliability this summer.