Power Grid Resilience Conference Bolsters FERC’s Climate Policies

October 1, 2021
Officials charged with preserving the reliability of the nation’s power grid are underscoring the need to strengthen federal standards against low-probability but high-risk events tied to climate change, bolstering Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Richard Glick’s (D) push to address climate risks to the grid. Other key themes at FERC’s Sept. 30 “technical conference” on grid resilience touched on increased interdependence among grid regions, as well as a recent “interim” report by FERC and the North American Electric Reliability...

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