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Storage tanks at the Dragon Liquefied Natural Gas plant on Sept. 21, 2021, in Milford Haven, Wales. (Polly Thomas/Getty Images)

Utilities plan onsite gas storage to improve reliability; critics warn of costs, safety concerns

BY: - January 17, 2024

As the U.S. electric power system has become more reliant on natural gas plants, it’s also become more vulnerable to gas system failures. During Winter Storm Elliott in 2022, about 18% of the anticipated power supply in the portion of the grid that serves the entire eastern half of the United States, called the Eastern […]