Is the Texas Power Grid ‘Totally Reliant’ on Windmills?

Posted on AllSides February 19th, 2021
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On Tuesday, Tucker Carlson claimed that “The Green New Deal came to Texas, the power grid in the state became totally reliant on windmills, then it got cold and the windmills broke, because that’s what happens in the Green New Deal.”

A winter storm left millions in Texas without energy, with 4.3 million Texans without power Tuesday morning. Carlson is one of many to blame the recent power outages in Texas on frozen windmills, with many claiming that this situation shows the shortcomings of renewable energy. Contrary to Carlson’s contention,...

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