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Regional Power Manager Warns Of Future Grid Vulnerabilities In New England

As natural gas gets diverted for home and other heating this winter, the head of New England’s electricity grid is warning about possible future risks to the region’s power.

Homes and businesses that heat with natural gas draw more fuel in the winter. While that gas keeps those customers warm, it means the fuel isn’t always making its way to natural-gas fired power plants, which use it to make electricity.

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