EnergyCents- Ep 45: Live wire: Extreme weather challenges a reliable, clean, and affordable grid
Californians approach the anniversary of 2020’s unexpected blackouts during a year that has already seen extreme-weather events impact residents of Texas (winter cold) and the Pacific Northwest (summer heat). What should we expect as we enter August, often the hottest month of a U.S. summer? IHS Markit North American power experts Chad Singleton and Sam Huntington join EnergyCents this week to discuss recent lessons learned by system operators, and how investors should consider power systems’ extreme-weather preparation amid the prioritization of reliable, clean, and affordable electricity.
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