Utility companies are already bracing for impact as they all seem to just know that energy usage will reach an all-time high in the coming months, leaving millions without power in the dead of the summer heat.
The powers that be say that it is warmer than usual in some parts of the country, which they are already blaming for future blackouts. (Related: Rolling blackouts are expected to sweep the entire country this year.)
"Federal agencies responsible for power reliability, like the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), have warned that grids in the western half of the country could face reliability issues this summer as consumers crank up air conditioners to escape the heat," claims a report from Refinitiv data.
As energy equipment breaks down over the summer, power companies say they probably will not have the spare parts or other resources necessary to fix it fast enough to keep the power on – supposedly because of the heat.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which mismanaged the infamous Texas blackouts of early 2021, says it is already asking customers to cut back on their energy use and turn up their air conditioning units after six power plants shut down back in May during an alleged heatwave.
Another event in Ohio that was blamed on a "storm" left some 200,000 homes and businesses without power. The grid operator there said it had to intentionally shut down power in some areas to prevent remaining lines from becoming overloaded.
There sure are a lot of this mysterious incidents happening at once, almost as if someone is testing the grid to see how easy it is to knock out at a later date, which they already appear to be planning for in advance.
They already introduced us to the "Great Reset" followed by "Reset the Table." Is this the part where they reset the energy supply and force everyone into darkness as part of some bizarre initiation into the New World Order?
Or, it could just be that America's energy system is now so overloaded and mismanaged, coupled with a forced transition into "green" energy, that the systems currently in existence are simply unable to handle the load whenever it gets a little bit hot or rains.
According to Ralph Izzo, head of the New Jersey-based Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), energy utilities are having to be frugal with their replacement parts inventories in order to avoid running out in the event of a weather emergency – or even just a few consecutive days of heavy heat.
"You don't want to deplete your inventory because you don't know when that storm is coming, but you know it's coming ... If we have successive days of 100-degree-heat, those pole top transformers, they start popping like Rice Krispies, and we would not have the supply stack to replace them," he is quoted as saying.
Nick Akins, head of the Ohio-based grid operator AEP, added that many utility operators are changing their maintenance habits as well.
"We're doing a lot more splicing, putting cables together, instead of laying new cable because we're trying to maintain our new cable for inventory when we need it," Akins says.
In the comment section at RT, one person was quick to point out that perhaps the United States should stop sending billions of dollars to Ukraine and instead "fix the country."
"But no profit is as good as war," this person added.
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