Texas electrical grid still at risk in extreme weather – Dallas Fed

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Texas electrical grid is still vulnerable to severe weather despite safeguards instituted after a deadly February 2021 deep freeze that brought widespread rotating power outages, the Dallas Federal Reserve said on Tuesday. Since the freeze roughly two years ago, which brought sub-zero temperatures that caused key components of the state’s electrical system to fail, Texas has introduced new regulations, standards to weatherize its grid and made operational changes. The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas called for increased enforcement of those updated standards, more to in…

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