The Conflict : Renewable Energy versus Reliable Energy.
The Resolution : States will unilaterally develop their own energy profiles and reject regional grid co-operation. We see it in the NECEC argument over providing Massachusetts power delivered through the Maine woods. We see it in Connecticut, whose ratepayers are paying premiums to keep a nuclear plant operating. We see it in the regional grid operator forcing all New England ratepayers to pay extra to a natural gas plant in Massachusetts. It's in the capacity market, where state sponsored renewables are saying they are being barred from participation by new rules.
With the unrealistic goals to achieve a fossil fuel free energy profile adopted by the States, severe competitive impacts to procuring unreliable energy resources to reach each state's individual goals will shatter the current regional association.An energy eruption is on the horizon.