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What can the military teach us about keeping the lights on?

Sid Snow, 72, stays overnight at the Salvation Army facility after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Plano, Texas, U.S.  February 18, 2021. After traveling 4 hours to visit his son in North Texas, the hotel he stayed at lost power, leaving him to seek refuge at the Salvation Army for several nights.

People taking shelter in a Salvation Army facility in Plano, Texas, after a snowstorm caused electricity blackouts Image: REUTERS/Shelby Tauber

Miranda A. Ballentine
CEO, Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance
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