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Five ERCOT Board Members Resign After Massive Texas Power Outage

Five ERCOT Board Members Resign After Massive Texas Power Outage
Five board members of the company that operates Texas' electricity grid will resign after millions of customers lost power during last week's severe winter storm. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas...

Home Platinum Newsfront America Politics Opinion The Wire Books Best Lists Specials Sci & Tech p | p Tags: texas | ercot | grid | power | storm | board p Five ERCOT Board Members Resign After Massive Texas Power Outage The Texas state flag is battered by high wind and heavy snow  in Lubbock, Texas.(John Weast/Getty Images) By Charlie McCarthy    | Tuesday, 23 February 2021 06:33 PM Five board members of the company that operates Texas' electricity grid will resign after millions of customers lost power during last week's severe winter storm.Officials last week said personal information about the directors had been removed from the ERCOT website after board members were being harassed.Out-of-state board members were singled out by many residents.

Greg Abbott, who previously said ERCOT board members should resign in the aftermath of the crisis, released a statement Tuesday saying he welcomed their resignations.The Electric Reliability Council of Texas notified the Public Utility Commission that its board chair, vice chair, finance and audit chair, and human resources and governance committee chair will step down Wednesday, The Texas Tribune reported.

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