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Officials in charge of Texas' power grid try to reassure lawmakers and the public that they're fixing lingering problems

Lawmakers cannot pass laws to improve Texas’ power grid during the special legislative session. They’re discussing it anyway.

Reliability Coordinators monitored the state power grid during a tour of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) command center in Taylor in 2012.

Texas power grid FAQs

  • What did the Legislature do to fix the power grid after the February crisis in 2021?

  • What more could the Legislature have done to fix the grid?

  • What should I do to conserve electricity?

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