The Polar Vortex and the Power Grid: What really happened and why the grid will remain reliable without soon-to-retire coal plants

This piece is cross-posted from The Sustainable FERC Project’s blog. Apr 29, 2014 by John Moore and Allison Clements In the grip of the “Polar Vortex,” much of the nation experienced an extremely cold winter. The good news is that despite record electricity demand and some of the coldest weather in 20 years, power companies

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