Todd Snitchler, president and CEO, EPSA for Real Clear Energy
Published October 25, 2021
Winter is coming, and with it, rising energy costs. For the past several years, power generators in competitive markets have brought record low-cost electricity to the grid, reliably meeting demand while also reducing carbon emissions and building cleaner technology. But this year, national and global factors and higher supply costs are likely to cause a rise in the price of power. What’s causing the pinch? Don’t blame power generators alone…
“Competitive power suppliers are deploying private capital to operate, innovate and invest in reliable and cleaner generation technology, including renewables and storage. In the meantime, the policies that states and federal policymakers pursue must be reality based, taking into consideration power system operations and what can be achieved while ensuring reliability – and unleashing the benefits of competition to bring efficient, least-cost solutions.”
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