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New England at high risk of blackouts this winter, regional utility says

Jeremy Beaman of The Washington Examiner reports on possible blackouts in New England this winter.

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The C3 Take
  • New England’s regional utility is warning residents that blackouts may be possible this winter if harsh weather hits the region.
  • The grid operator cited supply chain constraints, high global prices, and a lack of available infrastructure such as pipelines as reasons for potential blackouts.
  • As we are seeing in the case of New England and the rest of the world, durable climate solutions must create  affordable and reliable energy for consumers.

“Regulators and independent bodies such as the Energy Information Administration have told customers to expect higher energy bills this winter as natural gas prices remain at multiyear highs around the world.”

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