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LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE FEBRUARY 2021 TEXAS POWER OUTAGE

Lessons Learned from the February 2021 Texas Power Outage

Published On: April 12, 2021

Electricity Commodity Update - April 2021

Climate change has influenced the means and extremes of weather throughout the world (Ward, 2013). Extreme weather, including storms, cold weather, ice storms, hurricanes, tropical storms, tornadoes and extreme heat, and wildfires (Kenward & Raja, 2014), is expected to increase in frequency, intensity, and duration as a result of the continual increase in global greenhouse gas concentrations causing climate warming (Panteli & Mancarella, 2015). Extreme weather poses multiple threats, including disrupting food and water supplies, increasing mortality, and damaging critical infrastructure.

April 2021