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New FERC Rules Help Integrate Wind and Solar into the Electric Grid

At its June open meeting, FERC issued a Final Rule establishing new requirements to better integrate wind and solar generators into the interstate electric grid.  The new policies are aimed at addressing the grid reliability and forecasting challenges posed by renewables, whose output is dependent on the availability of variable inputs (i.e., wind and sunshine).