Future Electricity Demand and Energy Needs Rising Rapidly; Transmission Hurdles Impact Future Reliability

​ATLANTA – Sharp increases in peak demand forecasts and the potential for higher generator retirements are raising concerns for electric reliability over the next 10 years. NERCs 2023 Long-Term Reliability Assessment (LTRA) finds that indus​try faces mounting pressure to keep pace with accelerating electricity demand, energy needs and transmission system adequacy as the resource mix transitions. 

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Posted On: 12/13/2023