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From Alex & Gandalf: Wisdom as We Fight Public Power’s Greatest Battles

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Right now we are facing substantial challenges, including threats to the federal power system, wholesale market dysfunction, distributed generation, climate change, and grid security. And as we take these challenges on, we should be guided, as Alex was, by what is right for those we serve. By what will keep the lights on, the rates reasonable, and the environment protected.

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Keeping the Lights On: Electric Grid Security

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The reliability of the bulk electric system — “keeping the lights on” for our customers and the economy — is a national security issue. And it is of paramount importance to electric utilities. Industry for decades has taken action to protect the grid and is now working closely with government officials to continue to keep it safe.

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