July 20 — The report flies in the face of Gov. Greg Abbott’s insistence that the power shortages were the fault of renewable energy. The Texas Legislature approved Senate Bill 3, which was signed into law by Abbott and aimed to prioritize power plant shutdowns and penalize energy providers for failing to meet demand and creating an alert system to let Texans know of imminent outages.
Greenville Herald-Banner: Gas failures drove winter storm power outages
Jul 21, 2021 | News Roundup