• 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 a visiting researcher at KAPSARC. Prior to joining KAPSARC, Frank was a…


  • Energy Policy
  • Electricity Restructuring and Energy Modeling


Amro Elshurafa

Amro Elshurafa Dr. Elshurafa is the Executive Director of the Utilities and Renewables Department and possesses 20+ years of experience garnered on…


  • Renewable Energy Policy
  • Electricity Market Design and Regulation
  • Power Sector Modeling

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