Winter Is Coming — and With It, a Higher Likelihood of Power Outages
A truly reliable electricity system must include a greater diversity of resources
It’s really hot right now, so naturally, I’m thinking about winter.
Summer grid challenges are large — I’ve written about them here and here — but winter challenges are much larger. The US has now experienced five major winter outages in the last 11 years; the biggest of them all was in Texas in the winter of 2021.
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