Earlier this week power companies seemingly backed off a controversial rolling blackout strategy following massive public outcry and a vast array of euphemisms for the controversial practice that didn't seem to convince customers.
Now, with a few more days of historic cold ahead, local utility giants have doubled down on this tactic with more explanation and a continued call to conserve power.
Read more . . .
Public reaction . . .
Conservatives are blaming the rolling blackout "new normal" on the not-yet-enacted "Green New Deal" and sustainable energy efforts overall.
Best example . . .
Meanwhile, progressives seem more hopeful about alternative power sources:
You decide . . .