Of Heat Waves and Waves of Utility Shutoffs
Rising electricity costs are a growing, life-threatening crisis for millions of Texans. The state needs to track utility shutoffs — and do something to prevent them.
Last month’s heatwave killed at least 20 people and sent thousands more to emergency rooms across Texas.
Most people think about grid reliability in terms of overall supply and demand. But for millions of Texas families living paycheck-to-paycheck, reliability is about whether or not they can afford their bills.
Back in November, the Dallas Morning News …
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