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Increasing grid reliability in the U.S.

Rising peak demand, generator retirements, extreme weather and other factors are driving significant reliability concerns for the U.S. power sector. Initiatives from the industry, policymakers and other stakeholders are being introduced to reduce those risks and ensure grid reliability across the country.

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  • NERC issues 3-year plan for setting reliability standards for wind, solar, storage
  • Rising peak demand, 83 GW of planned retirements create blackout risks for most of US: NERC
  • Electric-gas coordination, planning vital to grid recovery after blackouts
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.