July 8 — Gas suppliers failed to get fuel to power plants during the storm. That was one of the main causes of the blackout. The astonishing increase in natural gas prices during the freeze has also led to numerous lawsuits and will mean higher utility bills for customers for decades to come. The fallout has led some to suggest that increased oversight of the gas markets and industry could be helpful.
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Jul 11, 2021 | News Roundup