Clear Energy Alliance Video: Auctioning Blackouts

Blackouts occurred in Texas and other parts of the country in February 2021. Why? It’s happening because of a complex, market-distorting (and ridiculous) system of having electricity producers bid to provide you power. The system gives wind and solar companies an unfair advantage, which has led to too much unreliable electricity generation from wind and solar. Blackouts now, and in the future, are a completely avoidable problem that Congress should fix immediately.