Tag: electric grid

Stronger and Cleaner US Electric Grid: NRDC Factsheet

To face a climate-altered future, the United States needs a resilient, affordable, and nimble electric system, one that can adjust and adapt to any situation, keeping the lights on no matter the challenge. Ensuring that the country has affordable and available electricity requires that Congress pass legislation now to support renewable energy and build a more resilient electric grid—the system that connects a source of energy such as a power plant to the consumers who use it.

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A Tale of Two Grids: Texas and California

Although both California and Texas recently faced traumatic weather events, the consequences for electric system reliability were dramatically different. Still, both underscore the need for electricity system reforms in an era of increasingly frequent extreme climate events.

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