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  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday promised to overhaul the state's electric power grid after rolling blackouts left residents without heat, power or water in a deadly winter storm last week.

  • For those of you still hurting, I want you to know the state is using every possible resource to fix this problem.

  • Many of you are angry and you have a right to be.

  • I'm angry to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas or Air Kat distributes power to nearly 90% of the state's population.

  • It's faced sharp criticism for failing to prepare for severe cold when power outages caused billions of dollars of damage and left dozens dead.

  • In Wednesday's broadcast address, Abbott blamed Air Kat before the storm hit Haircut repeatedly assured the state and the public that ERCOT was prepared.

  • Those assurances turned out to be false.

  • ERCOT must be overhauled, he added.

  • State officials are working on proposals to add more power to the electric grid.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday promised to overhaul the state's electric power grid after rolling blackouts left residents without heat, power or water in a deadly winter storm last week.

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Texas governor vows to fix state's electric grid

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/25
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