All times are in Central Standard Time. An energy emergency here encompasses energy emergency alerts (EEAs) and maximum generation warnings as declared by the regional system operators. DOE 202(c) Emergency Orders allow specific electric generating units within the region to operate at their maximum generation output levels and exceed pollution limits in order to maintain grid reliability. Sources: ERCOT, SPP Newsroom, MISO, PJM, NC Policy Watch, WBIR

Wasted Wind Energy & Tenable Transmission During Winter Storm Elliott

More wind energy and interregional transmission could have mitigated the impacts of rolling blackouts experienced during December’s winter storm.