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Senior Analyst ISO New England

I have been part of the industry for 15 years and I am experienced in many different areas including customer support, demand response, energy efficiency and asset auditing. I now spend the...

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New England is continuing to push toward a high level of renewable energy sources, however, in times of peak demand, it is still necessary to maintain a generation fleet that includes non-renewables to ensure grid reliability.

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Bob Meinetz on Dec 4, 2020

"IMO, we must have both reliable electricity and clean air, but this will require a transition, there is no "big bang" solution available today."

Biden says he will move to keep existing nuclear plants open - that's Transition #1.

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Richard Brooks on Dec 4, 2020

Completely agree, Bob. Nuclear generators are the key building blocks to a cleaner/geener future. The future is bright for nuclear to aid in the transition now with SMR's are adding momentum. Public concerns will need to be addressed in order to increase the pace of adoption. I like that quote!

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