Brian K. Sullivan and Naureen S. Malik

Government, Safety, Logistics

Texas Braces for Deep Freeze With All Eyes on Power Grid

Texas Braces for Deep Freeze With All Eyes on Power Grid Transmission towers and power lines lead to a substation after a snow storm on February 16, 2021 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

Cold and ice is set to sweep Texas, raising the risk of power outages and boosting energy demand in what will be the biggest test to the state’s electric grid since last year’s catastrophic blackouts.

February 2, 2022