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Electric Power Sector Must Brace for Mounting Weather Disasters, Energy Economist Says

Electric Power Sector Must Brace for Mounting Weather Disasters, Energy Economist Says

The February freeze that crippled the Texas energy grid for days amplified a trend already well underway — high-cost and increasingly frequent climate-related disasters that the electric power industry struggles to manage through. That assessment comes in a new report from energy lender CoBank, based in Denver. The polar outbreak affected several states, requiring rolling…

April 7, 2021