Grid bending, not breaking during energy transition
September 19, 2022
Despite continuous warnings of rolling blackouts this summer, the grids serving North Dakota and the Upper Midwest held up.
Pockets of record-breaking heat were manageable since they did not cover large swaths of the country all at once. No significant doldrums deadened wind power during heat waves.
Yet concerns persist. A major winter storm or deep cold snap creating surges in electricity de...