FERC’s Glick Links Texas Blackouts Report To Climate Resilience Effort

September 23, 2021
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) staff are calling for new reliability standards in a preliminary report on February’s widespread blackouts in Texas and throughout central portions of the country caused by severe storms, with FERC Chairman Richard Glick saying the issue is “directly related” to the commission’s climate resilience work. “We need to reassess how we consider what reliability really is in the face of the changing climate,” Glick told reporters following FERC’s Sept. 23 public meeting where the report...

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