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Texan blackout cost wind farms USD 4.2bn

A power price of USD 9,000 per MWh for nine days during February in Texas proved costly for wind farms that shut down due to cold weather, shows a new report by consultancy Arcvera.

When wind turbines shut down in Texas due to cold weather, they lost great sums when offtakers bought replacement power at a price of up to USD 9,000 per MWh. | Photo: PR / Arcvera / Karsten Wurth

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