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Jun 3, 2022Liked by Merissa Hansen

The power grid failure in February 2020 was ultimately due to the ridiculous COVID-19 protocols. Power plants were already competing with heavily subsidize green energy, and with the COVID-19 protocols requiring that vast swarths of manpower be removed and quarantined; it only took one worker to test positive and practically the whole plant would shut down.

So rather than lose money competing with green energy some companies decided to shutter their plants and ride out the winter. But by the time it was clear that green energy wasn't going to meet demand it was too late to start the plants back up in time. From there it was the blame game all around.

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