Large-scale failures affected: in Texas, the head of the energy regulator was fired

The Board of Directors of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has decided to dismiss the board’s head after the massive power outages that occurred in February, Free News reports, citing local media.

The decision was made during a closed meeting of the ERCOT.

Snowstorms have triggered massive power and water outages in Texas, as well as food queues, rising gasoline prices, and many other inconveniences for millions of people. During the bad weather, dozens of Texas residents were killed, and more than four million were left without electricity.

In February, the United States was literally shackled by an abnormal cold; heavy snowfalls aggravated the situation. US President Joe Biden has declared a state of natural disaster in Texas.

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