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by Meredith Angwin

A FERC ruling and its opponents

A FERC ruling and its opponents

To my delight, a recent FERC ruling was fair in its treatment of nuclear power and other generating systems. (FERC is the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.) Unfortunately, it's hard to explain a FERC ruling because all FERC rulings come with a long backstory....

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Hope, Panic, and the Grid

Hope, Panic, and the Grid

As the summer winds down, dangerous things are happening on the grid. As an example, nobody thinks the California rolling blackouts are over.  As a matter of fact, it might not be too far-fetched to say, “If you are hopeful about the grid right now, you aren’t paying...

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