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PA Lawmakers Hear Challenges to Electric Grid Reliability, Experts Call for Clear Policy

Robert Linder

State lawmakers are questioning electricity reliability after a winter storm around Christmas left tens of thousands without power. StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Rachel McDevitt reports electric grid operators are warning of an emerging trend that could cause more problems.

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(Original air-date: 3/3/23)

Rachel McDevitt is a reporter for StateImpact Pennsylvania at WITF. Rachel joined WITF in 2017 as the host of All Things Considered. She previously reported for WITF’s Radio Pennsylvania Network, where her work earned the National Association of State Radio Network’s award for best feature two years in a row. The western Pennsylvania native started her journalism career with the CBS affiliate in Bridgeport, West Virginia. Rachel is a graduate of Temple University.