Matt Welch, For the Express-News
The last week has been insane for Texans. Cascading failures of our major energy systems have left many of us questioning our faith that the lights will turn on when we flip the switch or the heat will come on when we turn the dial. People are furious, and they have reason to be. It is unacceptable that more than 4 million homes and businesses went without power, some for days on end.
There has been a lot of finger-pointing by politicians, advocates of certain technologies and those convinced the current market system is completely broken.