We have been warning our clients that the electrical system is on a glidepath to more outages, lower reliability and greater price volatility. The root cause is not climate change but our inability to plan and work collaboratively and collectively.

This thought of collective inaction was front and center this morning when I read articles on the challenges in Texas and California. We know that in order to effective integrate more renewables into the grid, the connections between the various regional grids, needs to be dramatically expanded with new transmission lines and interconnections. Unfortunately, rather than working together, politics has caused states to embark on completely independent paths. This is a disaster.

Herding cats is not a plan for success. The articles are worth a read, but not if you are feeling depressed as they are certainly not uplifting. Learn more

The bottom line, more outages, less reliability, higher prices.
Exergy Energy, your concierge utility, can provide all you need to be more efficient, avoid blackouts and save money. All with no upfront cost. We provide backup power as a service and will keep you running during the inevitable outages and help protect your neighbors from grid disruption.