Cold Weather Causes Power Blackouts, Disruptions on Jobsites

Blackout black and white zigzags cable out

Texas electric grid operator ERCOT declared a statewide power generation shortfall on Feb. 15, leading utilities to institute rolling blackouts for many in the state.

February 22, 2021
Autumn Cafiero Giusti - Engineering News-Record

A February cold snap in the central U.S. has created record power demand, resulting in outages from Texas to North Dakota and contractors bracing for delays and damage from weather impacts.

Reprinted courtesy of Autumn Cafiero Giusti, Engineering News-Record

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