Last summer’s record heat pushed the Texas power grid to the brink. Many of us sat comfortably in our air conditioning without realizing we were on the edge of rolling blackouts.
Today, a state House committee will look into what's being done to prevent that from happening again.
Audio: Ben Philpott's story for KUT News
The state is struggling to replace capacity at plants that, because of age or federal regulation, need to be overhauled or simply closed. That’s the landscape Rep. Byron Cook, R-Corsicana, will survey at today’s State Affairs Committee hearing.
“As an ...