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headlines found matching 'Power outage'
Mon April 12, 2021
(CNN)
 
 
 
St. Vincent suffers power outage, switches to acoustic guitar
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Fri March 19, 2021
(Click2Houston)
 
 
 
Electric "Reliability" Council Of Texas (a) run by non-Texans (b) orders power cuts to the power supply, (c) kills 50+ with hypothermia & CO poisoning (d) lets stand $16B in overbilling driving bankruptcies--hang on a minute what was (b) again?
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Tue March 16, 2021
(Dallas News)
 
 
 
Texas turns to socialism to preserve their freedom to afford fighting socialism
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(Texas Tribune)
 
 
 
The cost of the Texas deregulated independent energy grid? 57 dead
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Thu March 11, 2021
(Kotaku)
 
 
 
CIG was trying to force Austin-based developers to work during the power outages, since Star Citizen is on a very tight release schedule
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Wed March 10, 2021
(Datacenter Knowledge)
 
 
 
Cloud computing datacenter goes up in smoke
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Tue March 09, 2021
(Texas Observer)
 
 
 
Of course ERCOT Is refusing to release records on how it prepared for the winter storm. You can't produce what doesn't exist
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Sun March 07, 2021
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Everything's bigger in Texas. Including not learning from the past
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Fri March 05, 2021
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Will the expansion of EVs be the thing that finally forces the US to address their aging power grid?
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(Texas Tribune)
 
 
 
"ERCOT overcharged power companies $16 billion for electricity during winter freeze." EVERYTHING'S bigger. Even the grift. Especially the grift
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Thu March 04, 2021
(NPR)
 
 
 
Head of Texas' Energy Reliability Council is fired after that recent unpleasantness where the electricity most assuredly was not reliable. And by "fired" they mean "told them they were giving him 2 more months of hs gigantic salary and THEN he's out
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Tue March 02, 2021
(NPR)
 
 
 
Griddy's Texas customers surprised to find out they are exposed to uncapped pricing risks. Now pair that with autodraft
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Mon March 01, 2021
(USA Today)
 
 
 
And here comes the first bankruptcy thanks to jacked up ERCOT utility rates. FARK: it's the oldest and largest electricity cooperative in Texas
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Sat February 27, 2021
(WFAA Fort Worth)
 
 
 
Texas to CA companies for the last decade: Move here, we're a rootin' tootin' free wheeling unregulated wild west business mecca. Think of all the profits you'll make. Texas this week: Please stay. We'll try to keep the lights on. We promise
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Fri February 26, 2021
(Indy100)
 
 
 
The fail is strong with this one
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Thu February 25, 2021
(NBC DFW)
 
 
 
ERCOT says the Texas power grid was 4 Minutes and 37 Seconds away from activating the self destruct sequence. Did they try ejecting the warp core?
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Wed February 24, 2021
(Politico)
 
 
 
Leaders are borne from trial, tragedy, fire, and ice. Beto O'Rourke is emerging from the Texas blackout catastrophe with a new perspective--and path to the Governor's Office
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Tue February 23, 2021
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Chinese power company cut power to tens of thousands after a man climbs utility pole to exercise, the voltage at home not being sufficient to power his crunches
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(Politifact)
 
 
 
That Guy on your FB feed will claim the Biden Administration blocked Texas from generating more power before the storm hit. They actually did the exact opposite, giving TX a temporary waiver from emissions rules so plants could go to max capacity
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Sun February 21, 2021
(ABC News)
 
 
 
Here come the ERCOT lawsuits
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Sat February 20, 2021
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
The best current article on the Texas energy crisis you'll read
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(Austin Statesman)
 
 
 
Turns out ERCOT spent 40 minutes discussing winter storm preparedness during their Feb 9th meeting. Sorry, misread that. It should say 40 seconds
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Fri February 19, 2021
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
During a power outage in the winter of 1998 the mayor of one Canadian city MacGyvered up a diesel train to provide emergency power
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Deputy National Security Adviser: The events in Texas show how ill-prepared we are to deal with something that half the country still insists isn't real
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
How much are Ted Cruz and his bride disliked? Well they had multiple friends rat out their Cancun trip story
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(Axios)
 
 
 
Every time a crisis arises - Covid, election doubts, Texas power grid - it's harder to fix in America because there's a cultural war to be fought first
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(El Paso Times)
 
 
 
TX Gov Abbot: I take full responsibility for utter failure of our state's infrastructure during this snowstorm. And by "Full responsibility" I mean that I want you to know it was those clowns at ERCOT who farked up, not me
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Texas officials are now warning about price gouging on critical supplies, although why they'd be complaining about true, shining Libertarianism in action is anyone's guess
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Texas officials are now warning about price gouging on critical supplies, although why they'd be complaining about true, shining Libertarianism in action is anyone's guess
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(Fast Company)
 
 
 
Ted Cruz's little Mexican excursion has generated a mess of memes. You can help the good fight
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Thu February 18, 2021
(MSN)
 
 
 
Texans discover wholesale clubs can have risks
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Well, well, well. How the turntables. California residents urged to conserve energy to help the mess in Texas
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Let's take a deep dive into why the Texas power grid failed. "The typical power demand profile in Texas would show a big peak in the summer, when most of the state has to run air conditioning 24 hours a day to keep its inhabitants from melting"
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Demand for alternative home powering sources is surging amid an increase in extreme weather events. In other words, Generac is hiring
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Us Rep Mark Veasey (D-TX) : Power company execs have told me "that we were minutes away from the entire grid crashing," on Monday. Millions of Texans currently burning furniture for warmth: Wait, the grid DIDN'T crash?
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(Texas Tribune)
 
 
 
Sure, shivering in your unheated house sucks, but at least Texans can drown their sorrows in plentiful, safe drinking wat-- oh
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Wed February 17, 2021
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Republicans are masters at performative governance. Actual governance, not so much
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(News 4 San Antonio)
 
 
 
Rolling Texas power outages become controlled outages as the power company will control who get$ electricity and who get$ to freeze. The Ferengi call this Rule 10
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(ABL13 Houston)
 
 
 
ERCOT "directed" utilities to restore power to 600k customers in Texas yesterday. Subby directed the sun to rise this morning. We're about even then
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(Texas Public Radio)
 
 
 
Advocates are hopeful that the electric grid failure may mean that Texans learn to be more willing to accept that climate change is a reality. Seems like these advocates are forgetting Texans are from Texas
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Texas mayor resigns after telling citizens seeking assistance during power outage "your lazy" and "the strong will survive and the week will perish," though he claims his comments were taken out of context
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Tue February 16, 2021
(Big Country)
 
 
 
Compassionate Conservatism in its most pure form
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Lauren Boebert (R) blames America's widespread ice storm power outages on a) antifa, b) Jewish space laser strike, c) Green New Deal
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Rotary phones, cursive, manual transmissions, all ways to disable Gen Zers. Add whole number math with numbers under 100 to the list
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(The New Civil Rights Movement)
 
 
 
Yee-haw conservativism has lead to Texas's current power grid issues
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Mon February 15, 2021
(41 Action News)
 
 
 
Heads up to KC Farkers and all points due south: Expect blackouts for 15 to 30 minutes at a time over the next 48 hours. This includes you, KS, OK, MO, AR, and TX
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Sat February 13, 2021
(Austin News KXAN)
 
 
 
Texans sit in their cars to stay warm when the electricity is off in their houses. When they call the power company about the outage, they are told that the power is on
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(Austin News KXAN)
 
 
 
Texans sit in their cars to stay warm when the electricity is off in their houses. When they call the power company about the outage, they are told that the power is on
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Mon February 08, 2021
(Local10 WPLG)
 
 
 
Why the fark wasn't he watching the game like everybody else?
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Thu February 04, 2021
(Fox 5 Las Vegas)
 
 
 
Nevada woman to Florida woman: Challenge Accepted
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Mon January 11, 2021
(CNN)
 
 
 
China reveals real-life Snowpiercer train because it's 2021 and I don't know anything anymore
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Wed December 23, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
White power grid
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