Officials are warning that blackouts are possible this summer due to heat and extreme weather

Extreme temperatures and ongoing drought could cause the power grid to buckle across vast areas of the country this summer, potentially leading to electricity shortages and blackouts, a US power grid regulator said Wednesday. NERC, a regulating authority that oversees the health of the nation’s electrical infrastructure, says in its 2022 Summer Reliability Assessment that extreme temperatures and ongoing drought could cause the power grid to … Continue reading Officials are warning that blackouts are possible this summer due to heat and extreme weather