By HALEY YAMADA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Bill Magness, CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, was fired on Wednesday in the wake of February's deadly blackouts that left millions without electricity and heat in freezing temperatures.As power grid... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(HOUSTON) -- Texas’ embattled power grid operator is facing lawsuits and resignations after more than 4 million customers lost electricity last week during a deadly winter storm.Morgan & Morgan, a Florida-based national law firm... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (LONDON) -- Three rare giraffes were electrocuted to death when they walked into low-hanging power lines within a conservation area in western Kenya, officials said.The Kenya Power and Lighting Company, which owns and operates most of... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (HOUSTON) -- Texas power providers Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and Entergy Corporation have been hit with a $100 million lawsuit accusing them of gross negligence in the death of a child whose family suspects he suffered... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO and SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As a historic winter storm knocks out power and bursts pipes across Texas, hospitals in the lone star state are facing additional stress.Hospitals, already contending with COVID-19 patients, are now... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Twelve primates at a large animal sanctuary in Texas have died after suffering a power outage amid the historically cold weather that has slammed the state and left millions without electricity.Primarily Primates --... Read More.
By DR. ERIC SILBERMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After an unprecedented winter storm cut off power to the freezers storing vaccines in Harris County, Texas, thousands of doses were at risk of expiring within hours. Alan Hoffman, an internist at Houston Methodist Hospital,... Read More.
BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Republican politicians are using the widespread power outages in Texas to place false blame on renewable energy sources, but clean energy isn't what was fueling the majority of power plants that failed. Millions in the state were... Read More.
BY: ALLIE YANG, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Local infrastructure doesn't get much attention -- until it fails. Like right now in Texas. The state's electric grid, like most of the nation's, consists of many parts at least 50 years old. "Our electric grid... Read More.
BY: WILLIAM MANSELL, MARILYN HECK, JOHN HAWORTH AND EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC NEWS (DALLAS) — Over 4.1 million customers in Texas are without power as dangerous winter weather continues to slam the state. "This is the winter version of Hurricane Harvey," Texas Gov. Greg Abbott... Read More.
BY: SASHA PEZENIK AND IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (HOUSTON) — Health officials in Texas scrambled to administer over 5,000 vaccine doses before they expired after the harsh winter storm hitting the state knocked out the power of the freezers storing the vaccines. Harris County... Read More.