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Texas blackouts after Arctic blast freezes wind turbines

Michael McLaren

Michael is joined by Professor Ian Plimer, Emeritus Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of Melbourne & author of ‘The Climate Change Delusion and The Great Electricity Rip-Off’, regarding the rolling blackouts that struck Texas, a state that is awash in gas and oil, earlier this week after an Arctic blast froze their wind turbines.

Nearly half of the state’s installed wind power generation capacity has been offline as the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which oversees the state’s wholesale power market, urged residents to conserve power to avoid power outages.  

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