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Power outages across the Plains: 4 questions answered about weather-driven blackouts

Editor’s note: Amid record cold temperatures and skyrocketing energy demand, utilities across the central U.S. have ordered rolling blackouts to ration electricity, leaving millions of people without power. Energy expert Michael E. Webber explains why weather extremes can require such extreme steps. 1. The Plains states have a lot of wild weather. Why is this […]