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Unpacking the Freeze in Texas: Lessons Learned and a Path Forward

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While snow in Texas may be a photo-worthy diversion, the freezing temperatures experienced by the state in February caused power systems to crash while demand was at its peak. Problems cut across all sectors, from fossil fuels to renewables. The impacts from the freeze are still being assessed, but the repercussions will reverberate throughout the grid for years to come.

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During this program, we unpack what happened and see what lessons can be gleaned as the energy needs and sources of Texas and the nation continue to evolve.

This presentation was recorded and current as of May 12, 2021. Content viewed after this date may no longer be current.

This information is provided by Vinson & Elkins LLP for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended, nor should it be construed, as legal advice.