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Are blackouts coming this winter?

PJM Interconnection discusses winter reliability. PJM PluggedIn Contact: PJM First, don’t panic. We’ve seen alarming statements (attributed to PJM) that the region we serve faces possible blackouts this winter because of coal plant retirements. First, PJM has NOT said there’s a higher threat to the grid this winter (2014/2015). We have identified potential problems after…

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Why Have Energy Bills Increased – Explaining Price Volatility

It has been a record cold winter across much of the country, and many have been expressing deep concern as to why energy bills have been so high. Regardless of whether energy is purchased from a utility or a competitive energy supplier, customers have seen electricity and natural gas prices spike in many parts of…

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