Texas was the second largest state in U.S., both in land area and in terms of population, while also sharing a border with several Mexican states to the south-west. It's capital is Austin while it's largest city is Houston. It was the only U.S. state to be an independent state before joining the U.S (Hence the name, the "Lone Star State").
Not a lot is known about Texas during the outbreak. It can be assumed that it followed the example of California, with state and local police being among the first responders, with these first responders being joined by military units if and when a state of emergency was declared.
- The United States Electric Transmission System consist of three smaller regional systems: Eastern InterConnect, Western InterConnect, and the Texas Interconnect. As can be seen below, the State of Texas has an Electric Grid totally with its sphere of influence. The purpose of an interconnect is to ensure reliability of the grid within a region with respect to transmission standards, electrical frequency, and price assessments. The reason why Texas struck out on it own can be traced back to its independence movement against Mexico and its reliance on heavy industry and petrochemicals.
- Texas is said to be composed of three regions: Eastern Texas resemble the Deep South, Southern Texas resembles Mexico, and the Western Portion of the state host oil and mineral exploration