July 4 — Business used to be “slow-moving,” Ford said. That started to changed in 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic reached Texas and people began panic buying. Then came February 2021, and the winter storm disaster that some call “Snowvid,” when 4.5 million households lost power, many for multiple days in temperatures that barely hovered above zero degrees.
San Antonio Report: Facing power grid anxiety, Texans are buying generators and bracing for blackouts
Jul 11, 2021 | News Roundup