As Texas went dark, power flowed in America's coldest place
Utilities across the northern U.S. have long fortified themselves against extreme cold, preventing the widespread outages seen in Texas last week. The dirty secret: The power systems remain highly reliant on fossil fuels to keep the lights on.
Will Texas blackout offer coal a lifeline?
Texas halved its use of coal in the last decade. But the power crisis that seized the state last week could alter plans for future closures.
Analysis: The real reasons Texas went dark
Opponents of renewable energy blame frozen wind turbines for the state's electricity crisis. But there were bigger failures involving natural gas.
Texas grid collapse points to looming climate tests
The power grid in Texas nearly melted down during a heat wave in 2019. Now a deep freeze is causing widespread blackouts. The whiplash crises warn of what's to come in a warming world, experts say.
Gina Raimondo nomination rekindles fish vs. turbine fight
President Biden chose a champion of offshore wind to lead an agency that can uncork a stream of renewable energy projects in the ocean. That unsettles the fishing industry.