• Episode number 08
  • Duration 24:19
  • Language English
  • Date 19th April 2021
Severe weather is a frequent cause of large-scale blackouts. In this episode, Dr. Amro Elshurafa, a research fellow at KAPSARC, has an in-depth discussion with Dr. Frank Felder about what happened in Texas and its relation to renewables, and even market liberalization. They also discuss the notion of lessening the frequency and severity of such wide-scale blackouts.


Frank Felder

Frank Felder Frank is an engineer, energy policy analyst, and Program Director for Energy Transitions and Electric Power. Prior to joining KAPSARC,…


  • Energy Policy
  • Electricity Restructuring and Energy Modeling


Amro Elshurafa

Amro Elshurafa Amro is a research fellow at KAPSARC, with nearly 20 years of experience in the fields of energy and technology…


  • Power System Modeling
  • Renewable Energy Policy
  • Hybrid Microgrid Design and Optimization and Distribution Generation

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