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Texas' 2021 Winter Storm: One Shining Utility Star

Mark P. Jones | Pablo M. Pinto

Texas' 2021 Winter Storm: One Shining Utility Star.

By Mark P. Jones, Pablo M. Pinto, Renée Cross and Kirk P. Watson

Texans served by regulated electricity markets, especially by electric cooperatives, were much more satisfied with their providers’ performance during Winter Storm Uri than those in deregulated markets. In this post for the Baker Institute Blog, the authors offer possible explanations for the contrast in favorability.

This post originally appeared in the Forbes blog on May 11, 2021.