5 heads of state resign after a power failure
AUSTIN, Texas – Five members of the The board of directors of the company that operates the state’s power grid has resigned of their posts Wednesday after a note published on the Public Utility Commission website.
Chief Executive Sally Talberg, Vice Chairman Peter Cramton, and Members Terry Bulger, Raymond Hepper and Vanessa Anesetti-Parra will leave the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). None of them live in Texas.
ERCOT has come under fire for dealing with widespread power outages that left millions of Texans without electricity and water as the state was exposed to freezing temperatures, snow and ice The storm was part of an icy explosion in the deep south that resulted in more than 80 deaths, about half of which were in Texas.
In a joint letter of resignation, Talberg, …