by Zero Hedge

2/16/21

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Here are the key takeaways from rolling blackouts in Texas:

  • Power Prices Jump In Austin As Evening Sets In
  • Gov. Greg Abbott Calls For ERCOT Leadership To Resign 
  • CenterPoint Energy Warns Power Shortages Could Last “Several Days” 
  • Power Grid Crisis Spreads To Mexico
  • 15 States Have Power Outages Due To Extreme Weather
  • Gov. Greg Abbott Requests LNG Exporter Freeport To Limit Gas Intake
  • Gov. Greg Abbott Declares ERCOT Reform 
  • 4.423 million Customers In Texas Without Power
  • Bloomberg’s Javier Blas Warns “Blackouts Have Spread Again” 
  • General Motors Idles Arlington Assembly Factory 
  • Oncor Electric Delivery Warns Of “Controlled Outages” Across State
  • Temperatures In Tyler, Texas -3F On Tuesday Morning 
  • ERCOT Hopes To Restore Power With More Generators Returning To Grid 
  • The Southwest Power Pool Said Blackouts To Continue For The Second Day
  • Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo Tweets Weather-Related Death
  • Refinitiv Data Shows Arctic Air To Remain In Texas Until End Of Week
  • ERCOT Wholesale Electricity Prices Topped $9k Per Megawatt-Hour Overnight
  • Rolling Blackouts Morph Into Down Celular Networks 
  • Texas Prepares For Second Winter Storm 

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Update (1929 ET):  Gov. Greg Abbott told ABC13 Houston that ERCOT had provided him with zero answers about the ongoing power grid collapse across Texas. 

ABC13’s Gina Gaston asked Abbott if ERCOT leadership should resign. He immediately responded with “yes.” 

The local media outlet also said residents should prepare for the next round of wintery weather, expected to hit the state on Tuesday night. 

Winter weather watches and warnings have been posted for most of the state.

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