Blackouts and brownouts are becoming more common thanks to climate change. Grid managers say backup electricity options are essential — but at what cost?
Legislation passed after February's brutal cold doesn't obligate Texas natural gas companies to do much in advance of extreme weather.
There are technology and consumer behavior changes that could make a difference as extreme heat becomes more common.
When it comes to electric power grids, supply and demand need to be in balance.
A lot has changed since the Northeast blackout of 2003.