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By Thomas Gallatin, Patriot Post, Feb. 19, 2021 

While wind energy failures led the way in power failures, natural gas and coal also came up short.

Earlier this week, we noted that renewable energy sources, specifically wind, bore a signifiant role in the power outages Texans have endured throughout this once-in-a-century deep freeze. That fact remains true, though as more after-action details become known, it’s also important to note that both coal and nuclear power suffered energy-output downturns due to the subfreezing conditions. Neither failed as significantly as wind energy, which endured a 40% power-output decrease that initiated a cascading effect across the state’s power grid.

As PJ Media’s Bryan Preston, who lives in Texas, explained, “Piecing known information together …

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