Just How Unreliable Is The U.S. Electricity Grid? Not only does the U.S. suffer more blackouts than any other developed nation… The number of U.S. power outages lasting more than an hour has increased steadily for the past decade. That’s according to federal databases at the Department of Energy (DOE) and the North American Electric … Continue reading Just How Unreliable Is The U.S. Electricity Grid?
NERC wants safety valve included in final CO2 rule Houston, 2 April (Argus) — The US electric grid reliability watchdog wants the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to cut CO2 emissions from power plants to incorporate a “reliability safety valve” — compliance exceptions for reliability reasons. The North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) has two … Continue reading NERC wants safety valve included in final CO2 rule