282. Texas Winter Blackouts, Renewable Energy to Blame?
Brent Bennett, a policy director at the Texas Public Policy Foundation joins the show to talk about the recent snowstorm, cold weather, and the resulting blackouts that recently occurred in Texas.
The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal and Jim Lakely are joined by Isaac Orr and Brent Bennett in episode 282 of the In The Tank Podcast. Brent Bennett, a policy director at the Texas Public Policy Foundation joins the show to talk about the recent snowstorm, cold weather, and the resulting blackouts that recently occurred in Texas. Just how much of this problem can be attributed to renewable energy penetration in the Lone Star State?
TPPF - Here’s How the Texas Energy Grid Fell Short
TPPF - Correcting the Record: Why Texas’ Blackouts Occurred
Austin American-Statesman – Frozen wind turbines hamper Texas power output, state’s electric grid operator says\
Austin American-Statesman - Texas power grid operators start rotating blackouts as state sets record high power demand
Forbes (Robert Bryce) - This Blizzard Exposes The Perils Of Attempting To ‘Electrify Everything’
Reason - Renewable Energy Is Not the Chief Cause of Texas' Power Outages
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