Questions in Colorado after the big chill
Payne Institute Director Dr. Morgan Bazilian contributes to this article about Colorado’s situation during the cold spell of mid-February was not nearly as dire as that of Texas and other parts of the country, but how questions are being asked. One question is whether the utilities should have seen the storm coming and taken precautions to minimize the impact to ratepayers. But the case also poses questions about the ability of utilities to ensure reliable power as they toward carbon-free goals. February 25, 2021.