Environment & Energy Report

Grid Operators Weigh in on Resiliency • Tiny Turbines Coming? • Delving Into Daubert

March 9, 2018, 11:41 AM

The nation’s regional electricity grid operators have until the end of the day today to tell energy regulators what they think should be done to make the grid more resilient.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission mandated the operators’ input in January after it rejected Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s sweeping proposal to subsidize struggling coal and nuclear plants in the name of keeping power grids dependable. Once the comments are in, the clock starts on a 30-day public comment period.

New England’s grid operator, in its comments, plans to highlight previous studies showing natural gas pipeline constraints in that region’s...

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