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EIA: Large-Scale U.S. Battery Power Capacity Slated for Fourfold Expansion in Two Years

Large-scale battery power capacity in the U.S. surged 35% over 2020 to reach 1,650 MW, and according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), utilities are planning to ramp up that…


ERCOT, Caught in Political Crossfire, Releases Reliability ‘Roadmap’

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has unveiled a roadmap outlining crucial improvements designed to enhance grid reliability, taking into account recent legislation, regulatory mandates, and a recent push…


Exec Calls for Action on New Texas Gas-Fired Plants

The chief executive of a Connecticut-based energy investment firm has called for action on his group’s proposal to build as many as 11 new natural gas-fired power plants in Texas.…


Texas Governor Enacts Grid Reliability Measures, Including Power Plant Weatherization, ERCOT Reforms

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law sweeping bills approved by Texas legislators that will require power generators in the state to weatherize against extreme events and revamp organizational…


NERC Warns Energy Shortfalls Almost Inevitable This Summer

The North American Electric Corp. (NERC) is warning that large swathes of the North American bulk power system (BPS) could face “elevated risks” of energy shortfalls this summer, especially if…