Local Outages Are Still Outages
How technologies deployed at homes and businesses could make the entire grid more reliable and resilient
As I write, about 800,000 Texans are without power. The problems today are very different than those during Uri when there wasn’t enough gas or power to meet the sky high demand in the extreme cold. These outages are on the local distribution grid but that doesn’t mean policymakers, regulators, energy companies, and Texans are powerless to reduce their …
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