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Bills to update Texas power grid 'not enough'

Texas may again face days-long blackouts in the future, despite two bills that were just signed into law, says Baker Institute Rice Faculty Scholar Dan Cohan. "The bills only really addressed the supply, and don’t go far enough," he said. Legislators failed to address electricity demand and transmission — key considerations for keeping the power on during extreme weather, he told Yahoo! News.