Data Dump: Texas Turmoil
What the current catastrophe tells us about the electrical grid
By now you’ve surely heard that a severe cold snap has swept across Texas, leading to widespread power outages and mass woe. And unless you’re living in a hole, you’ve heard the fossil-fuel fetishists blaming renewable energy for the whole mess—since Texas is a leader in wind energy generation, the argument goes, wind-power must be the culprit. Maybe yo…
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