A year after devastating winter storm, power plant problems ‘still likely’ in extreme weather 

“I’m at a loss to explain … how dangerous it was because I don’t know if there’s enough adjectives to describe it.”

By: - November 15, 2023 12:15 pm
a snow plow on a snow covered street

The historic Winter Storm Elliott dumped up to four feet of snow in Buffalo, New York, and lead to power outages and rolling blackouts in the southeastern U.S. New reports say the grid serving the entire eastern half of the U.S. was at risk and that the system is still vulnerable to frigid weather. (Photo by John Normile/Getty Images)

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Robert Zullo
Robert Zullo

Robert Zullo is a national energy reporter for States Newsroom based in southern Illinois focusing on renewable power and the electric grid. Robert joined States Newsroom in 2018 as the founding editor of the Virginia Mercury.