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FERC Begins to Plan for the Age of Extreme Weather

Expert BlogUnited StatesChristy Walsh

FERC has undertaken an important effort to prepare the electric grid for the extreme weather. While this effort is welcome, FERC should make important improvements to it to ensure our grid is ready for the climate-fueled challenges before it.

Building a Climate-Resilient Grid

Expert BlogUnited StatesChristy Walsh

Record heat and drought are raising the risks of summer brownouts. To limit these climate risks in the future, Congress must act and speed up investments in a clean and resilient electricity system.

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