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Houston's Harris County is looking into leaving the Texas power grid after recent widespread power failures

1 day ago   |   By Business Insider

City of Richardson worker Kaleb Love works to clear ice from a water fountain Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Richardson, Texas.
LM Otero/Associated Press
A winter storm in mid-February knocked out power for millions of Texans for days.
Harris County officials are now looking into leaving Texas' independent power grid to rejoin the federal grid.
Texas' power grid is not federally regulated and is reliant on private generators and transmission companies.
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