Terry Jarrett: US power grid strains as summer peaks
Americans remain perennially confident in the nation’s power grid. No matter the weather, or the time of day, we flip a switch and expect the lights to go on. But something troubling is emerging in parts of the country — state power grids that could actually fail this summer, during periods of peak demand. Read more here.
America's Power Applauds Final ACE Rule
Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the final Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule. This rule replaces the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan, which was stayed by the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more here.
Renewable energy can't keep Texans' A/C humming
Houston has recorded a half-dozen 95 degree-plus days so far this summer, and we’re weeks away from August, the hottest month of the year. Last year, the second hottest on record in Texas, included a 10-day stretch of triple-digit temperatures. Read more here