Texas House passes plan to pay for power plant weatherization after winter storm

The Texas House passed a proposal to subsidize weatherization of power plants, in an effort to prevent an electric grid failure like during February’s deep freeze.

According to an analysis by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, many of the problems that came with the winter storm earlier this year were a result of issues stemming from equipment unable to handle the frigid temperatures. More than 150 Texans lost their lives, per a state tally.

Part of the plan from state lawmakers to prevent…


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