Experts Urge Grid Hardening amid Decarbonization Push

Electricity industry experts wrestled with the question of how the Midwest grid can fully decarbonize while facing increasingly common extreme weather events. | NextEra

Columnist Steve Huntoon goes over what is and what is not to blame for the rolling blackouts in ERCOT last week. | ERCOT

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions dropped by 9% in 2020, but experts say a repeat performance is unlikely. | BloombergNEF

The talk about green hydrogen at the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Winter Policy Summit had a familiar ring, but the tone had changed. | Green Hydrogen Coalition

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee spoke with RTO Insider about his priorities for his third term in office, including his climate change-oriented agenda. | Shutterstock

Regulators at NARUC's Winter Policy Summit said media attention on EVs has raised public concern about the technology’s cost and reliability. | EVgo

A NARUC-NASEO task force released a suite of transmission planning resources designed to help stakeholders unify their processes. | Duke Energy

Utilities need to offer electric vehicle rate designs that will encourage customers to use EVs in the most efficient ways possible, said Rachel Gold, director at ACEEE. | Enel X

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