Just before the holiday weekend, President Biden unveiled a $6 trillion proposal for the 2022 budget. A large portion of this proposed budget has been allocated towards fighting climate change and transitioning to a clean energy future.
Solar Panels and Wind Turbines at Organic Valley's Cashton Office Building
Image: NREL/Dennis Schroeder
Image: Weather Service International
This picture shows the temperature (in Fahrenheit) departure from normal during this recent cold snap.
Late Sunday night, extraordinarily cold temperatures made their way into Texas. As the temperature dropped, the people of Texas switched on the heat, with much of it being electric, in an effort to stay warm. Unfortunately, people weren't the only ones to feel the cold grip of mother nature. Extremely low temperatures, ice, and snow caused power plants to go offline. As the demand for power rapidly shot up, supply drastically fell.