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Mother of 11-year-old boy who died during a blackout amid a winter storm is suing the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, alleging gross negligence led to her son’s death and that the “energy provider made decisions based on profits.”

4 minutes and 37 seconds was apparently how close Texas' power grid came to totally collapsing, according to an emergency meeting of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) board members on February 24.

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4 minutes and 37 seconds was apparently how close Texas' power grid came to totally collapsing, according to an emergency meeting of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) board members on February 24.

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CEO of Electric Reliability Council of Texas tells lawmakers he wouldn't have done anything differently and the rolling power outages during the severe winter storm kept Texans “from going into a blackout that we'd still be in today." - @NBCNightlyNews 

Bill Magness, the president and CEO of Electric Reliability Council of Texas, detailed this precarious timeline.

Bill Magness, the president and CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, defended his entity’s actions while testifying before the Texas Senate.

Electric Reliability Council of Texas leadership believes the Texas power grid was 4 minutes and 37 seconds away from a "black start," an indefinite blackout that would have lasted for weeks.

Six board members have resigned from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. While millions are still without water, state leaders are asking out-of-state plumbers to help residents with repairs.

Less than week after the deadly Texas blackout, the president and board of the state's Electric Reliability Council conducted a public autopsy of what many view as an epic and preventable fail.​

ICYMI: The Electric Reliability Council of Texas CEO Bill Magness provided a timeline of what went wrong during last week’s winter storm.

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The family of an 11-year-old Texas boy who died last week after a record-breaking deep freeze is suing the Electric Reliability Council of Texas and Entergy Texas for $100 million

Mother of 11-year-old boy who died during a blackout amid a winter storm is suing the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, alleging gross negligence led to her son's death and that the “energy provider made decisions based on profits.”

BREAKING: 4 members of the board at the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, intend to resign following last week's blackouts that left millions in the state without power amid brutal winter weather.

BREAKING: 4 members of the board at the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, intend to resign following last week's blackouts that left millions in the state without power amid brutal winter weather.

Mother of 11-year-old boy who died during a blackout amid a winter storm is suing the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, alleging gross negligence led to her son's death and that the “energy provider made decisions based on profits.”

Dan Woodfin is a senior director for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which operates the state’s power grid. He told @climate  that wind turbines freezing has been the least significant factor in the state's blackouts.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has issued an Energy Emergency Alert (Level 3) for the state, meaning rotating outages are underway to reduce demand on the electric system.

In reality, failures in natural gas, coal and nuclear energy systems were responsible for nearly twice as many outages as frozen wind turbines and solar panels, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which operates the state’s power grid, said.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which manages the power grid for 26M customers, called for rolling outages to conserve power as arctic weather froze turbines, pushed several power plants offline, and drove up demand from home heating systems.

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