Massive Power Outages in NE Storm

The winter storm is not yet over.  More than 170,000 people in the eastern United States did not have power early Monday morning after a massive winter storm…

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DOE Launches Electric Grid Update Initiative

Intends to plan and build new, cleaner upgrades. This past week, the Department of Energy announced the “Building a Better Grid” initiative, enabled by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.…

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Frigid Air Keeps Grip on Pacific Northwest

Storms have buffeted the region since Christmas causing power outages and other logistical issues. Much of the Pacific Northwest has faced relentless cold and several surges of snow…

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Hundreds of Thousands Still Without Power in Louisiana

It has been 9 days since Hurricane Ida devastated the region. A tremendous number of homes and businesses in Louisiana, mostly outside of New Orleans, still do not…

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Electrical Grid Strained by Drought in Western States

Increased demand meeting with decreased power supply. Record temperatures in the Pacific Northwest have caused an increase in demand for electricity even as drought conditions have lessened western…

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Energy Secretary Speaks of Power Grid Improvement Strategy

$8.25 billion in loans to be distributed by the Department of Energy. President Biden’s administration announced a batch of new actions on Tuesday to address the nation’s aging…

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Power Grid Failures Under Investigation

Rolling blackouts in at least 14 states. As frigid temperatures, snow, an ice cripple central and southern parts of the U.S. with massive power grid failures, federal regulators…

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