Meredith Angwin

Energy Analyst & Author

Electricity is the Mother Network

Electricity is the Mother Network

A reliable electric grid What kind of grid do we want? That can be a huge question. Nuclear energy: yes or no? Renewables: yes or no? In considering the grid we want, there are many areas for disagreement. In contrast, most people will agree that the lights should go...
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...