Meredith Angwin

Energy Analyst & Author

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by Meredith Angwin

Maginot, Ukraine, and Sun Tzu

Maginot, Ukraine, and Sun Tzu

Sun Tzu says that battles are won before they even start. When France built the Maginot Line, it sealed the fate of Poland. When NATO refused to let Ukraine join, it decided the fate of Ukraine.

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New England Was Barely Ready for Winter

New England Was Barely Ready for Winter

The New England grid was ready for a mild winter, but not a severe winter. In a recent forum, Connecticut legislators quizzed ISO-NE on winter readiness. I was a speaker at the forum, and the legislator’s questions included many of the themes of “Shorting the Grid.”

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What Surprised You About the Grid?

What Surprised You About the Grid?

What Surprised You? Eric Meyer of Generation Atomic has started a new on-line book club. Eric starts the conversation with a very important question:  “In this book, what surprised you?” Great question! The club meetings started with my book, Shorting the Grid.  I...

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