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Winter Storm 2021

Analysis: One way or another, Texans will get the bill for fixing the electric grid

It's going to be expensive to make sure the state's electricity stays on during winter storms like the one that blacked out most of Texas last month, and the money will come, one way or another, from average Texans.

Josh Olszewski cooks eggs over a a grill after his apartment lost power due to the severe winter storm that hit the state. Feb. 18, 2021.

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