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Winter Storm 2021

ERCOT overcharged power companies $16 billion for electricity during winter freeze, firm says

An independent market monitor for the Public Utility Commission of Texas wrote in a letter that the power grid operator kept market prices too high for nearly two days after widespread outages ended.

An aerial view of the Dove Springs neighborhood in South Austin after a severe snowstorm dumped heavy snow and plummeted temperatures. Feb. 17, 2021.

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