The Texas power failure


Play What Really Happened During the Texas Power Grid Outage?

Practical Engineering did the best video I’ve seen explaining what happened to our Texan friends earlier this year, with their unprecedented snow storm and outages.

One of my first ever blog posts back in 2004 was about the Southeast Asian tsunami which killed thousands of people, wiped out entire cities, and brought down everything from power to water supplies. I see these disasters and have no frame of reference whatsoever; with all my family troubles growing up I’ve never not had water, food, or shelter. As I said back then, I can’t think of anything else to say.

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