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Why California has blackouts: A look at the power grid

(NEW YORK) -- In August 2020, hundreds of thousands of Californians briefly lost power in rolling blackouts amid a heat wave, marking the first time outages were ordered in the state due to insufficient energy supplies in nearly 20 years. The state has been working... Read More.

Texas power grid faces limited solar energy supply

(AUSTIN, Texas) -- The Texas power grid's operator has asked consumers to use less energy as clouds threaten access to essential solar power. The Electricity Reliability Council of Texas asked residents and business to voluntarily conserve energy for the second time in three days amid... Read More.

Why is Puerto Rico’s electric grid unstable?

(NEW YORK) -- "Luma out" and "If I can't breathe, Luma shouldn't charge us," read some of the banners held by hundreds of Puerto Rico's residents as they marched on a main highway Friday in protest against Luma Energy, the island's power company. Puerto Rico... Read More.