AARP Texas sent a letter to the members of the Texas House State Affairs and Energy Resource Committees today ahead of an expected Feb. 25 joint hearing. Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan called the hearing to consider the factors that led to statewide electrical blackouts during the Winter Storm Uri.
Millions of Texans are without power after a winter storm and record cold temperatures overwhelmed the state's electrical grid. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which oversees the grid, has been unable to predict when outages and rolling blackouts will end.
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