Reforms approved to stabilize overwhelmed power grid

The Washington Post May 13, 2024, 09:00 PM UTC

Summary: Federal regulators approved reforms to long-distance power line planning and construction to address an overwhelmed electricity grid facing soaring demand. The 2-1 vote by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission aims to revitalize infrastructure struggling with power shortages and unable to support the growth of solar and wind power. The changes come as the grid's inefficiencies impact regional economies.

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