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The grid, a year after Uri

Thursday, January 20, 2022 by Tai Moses

Who could forget the unprecedented events and aftermath of last February’s deadly winter storm and the failure of the state energy grid? With the first anniversary of the storm around the corner, many Texans are wondering whether the grid is more prepared this year in the event of severe winter weather. To find out, the Austin chapter of the League of Women Voters and state Rep. Gina Hinojosa are hosting a listening session with ERCOT interim CEO Brad Jones to answer community members’ concerns about grid reliability. The meeting will be conducted via Zoom on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. Register here to receive the Zoom link. Questions may be submitted in advance to LWVAustin@LWVAustin.org until midnight tonight.

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