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Enhancing and Hardening the U.S. Power Grid

January 3, 2023

It’s no secret that the U.S. power grid needs some work. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), nearly 70% of the nation’s grid is more than 25 years old. The DOE says the U.S. needs to expand electricity transmission systems by 60% by 2030—and may need to triple current capacity by 2050—to accommodate the country’s growing renewable energy sector and meet increasing power demand for electric vehicles (EVs) and electric home heating.

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