Grid Faces Multiple Risks in Winter Months, NERC Warns
Texas Remains Especially Susceptible to Severe Cold
The greatest risks to bulk electric system reliability this winter: yellow for energy infrastructure risk, mainly natural gas supply disruptions; black for extreme weather risk; blue for low hydro conditions. Percentages indicate the projected reserve margin with electricity demand, generation outages, and energy derates under extreme conditions. | NERC
Nov 21, 2021 |
NERC's 2021-2022 Winter Reliability Assessment warns that the bulk power system faces multiple threats, including severe weather and fuel shortages.