Cutting Carbon

Ep. 12:  Lessons from Texas

Episode Summary

The February 2021 winter storm in Texas that left millions of people without power was a tragedy.   Brian and Jeff discuss what happened to both electricity supply and demand in Texas leading up to, and during the crisis. 

Episode Notes

The February 2021 winter storm in Texas that left millions of people without power was a tragedy.  Brian and Jeff discuss what happened to both electricity supply and demand in Texas leading up to, and during the crisis.  

Examining what happened provides an opportunity to reflect on how we might prevent similar situations from happening in the future, especially as we may be become more reliant on a few sources of electricity. 


Read GE's whitepaper on the recent February weather event in Texas and how the power industry can respond - thtps://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/GE%20Layers%20of%20Resilience%20White%20Paper%203.15.21.pdf


To learn more about the future of energy, visit GE's energy transition webpage at: https://www.ge.com/about-us/energy-transition