FERC and NERC Release Task Force Report on Southwest Outages

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) today released a staff report making recommendations to help prevent a recurrence of rolling blackouts and natural gas curtailments experienced by customers in the Southwest during extreme cold weather the first week of February 2011. Concluding a…

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DOE, NOAA, and Partners Launch Project to Improve Wind Forecasting

July 18, 2011 | Furthering the Obama Administration’s goal to generate 80% of our Nation’s electricity from clean energy resources by 2035, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and private partners today launched a project to improve wind forecasting….

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