Experts Say Cold Could Expose Energy Grid Risks

Down power lines after storm

Families and businesses are at an increasing risk of seeing electricity reliability issues this winter.  CEA President David Holt examines some of the reasons why our energy grid is being jeopardized.

“I think too many experts now think that we are not keeping up with demand particularly in these coastal States and in the next 10 years about 30 gigawatts which is a lot of capacity coming online largely from wind and solar but they also think about 90% of that power will not ever get permitted and we’ve got a problem now but if all that new electricity does not come online in 10 years we’re going to have a problem,” said Consumer Energy Alliance David Holt.

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