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Will There be Sufficient Blackstart Resources to Recover from a Major Electric Outage? FERC Needs to Get the Facts

In two earlier blogs, I discussed the need to create a Design Basis Threat (DBT) for blackstart planning in the face of new and emerging threats, and then conduct the necessary planning studies to ensure there is sufficient and operable blackstart generation available. But, just as important as development of a DBT, is the need to ensure that: (1) blackstart resources receive just and reasonable compensation; and (2) there are no regulatory disincentives to providing blackstart services.

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