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US power grid pushed to the limit

Steve Goreham’s recent article on theHill.com will be an eye-opener for those not familiar with the pressures being placed on our electrical grid. Last winter, bitterly cold weather placed massive stress on the U.S. electrical system―and the system almost broke. … Continue reading

12. May 2014 by Jason Hayes
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NERC report warns EPA regs will cause electrical system instability

Recent NERC 10-year projections are warning that extreme new EPA regulations will cause system instability and potential outages in the nation’s electrical system. The latest body to sound the EPA alarm is the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), which … Continue reading

12. December 2011 by Jason Hayes
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West Virgina will be hard hit by costs of rushed EPA regulations

One more article on the widespread (and growing) news of oncoming economic hardship resulting from the hurried imposition of the most expensive EPA regulations ever imposed on the utility industry. In this article, we learn how new EPA regulations are … Continue reading

15. June 2011 by Jason Hayes
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More on the impact of EPA regulations

We’re being inundated now with reports of “necessarily skyrocketing” electricity prices as utilities around the country struggle to find a way to meet the increasingly unrealistic and overzealous mandates of the EPA. As Louisville residents are facing rate hikes of … Continue reading

09. June 2011 by Jason Hayes
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More reports on costs of impending regulations

This WFPL blog posting (via the ACT Facebook page) repeats the theme of my posts yesterday. Several utility companies across Kentucky told a legislative committee ratepayers should expect a 20 percent increase over the next five years, largely due to … Continue reading

03. June 2011 by Jason Hayes
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