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Winter Storm 2021

Texas will not fix ERCOT's $16 billion power billing mistake

The Public Utility Commission ignored its independent monitor’s recommendation to retroactively reduce the market price for power for at least part of the week of the winter storm.

An Austin Energy truck heads eastbound on East Stassney Lane in Austin after a severe snowstorm hit Texas on Feb. 15, 2021.

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