Texas could experience power outage on Christmas as winter storm brings frigid temps

The Texas power grid maintained by ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) has shown signs of buckling as a major snowstorm approaches the Lone Star State. In this photo, Pike Electric service trucks line up after a snow storm on February 16, 2021, in Fort Worth, Texas. RON JENKINS/GETTY

Luke 21:25-26 “And there will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity because of the roaring of the sea and the waves, people fainting with fear and with foreboding of what is coming on the world. For the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Important Takeaways:

  • Blackouts Could Hit Texas on Christmas as Arctic Blast Threatens Grid
  • Texas suffered a massive power grid failure in February 2021 after three severe winter storms and frigid temperatures stressed the grid. The grid’s failure resulted in millions of Texans losing power, leading to a lack of food, water and warmth. The failure proved fatal, and hundreds died because of the outage. The failure dealt a blow to the economy as well, resulting in a loss of at least $195 billion
  • “The bigger story going forward is the Arctic blast that moves into the west first then pushing east for Christmas,” Panovich tweeted. “The Texas Grid is going to be tested again.”

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