• NRC Activities on Grid Stability and Offsite Power
  • May 31, 2004
  • Law Firm: Winston & Strawn LLP - Chicago Office
  • We continue to follow U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission consideration of the August 14, 2003, transmission system failures and resulting widespread blackout, and whether there will be any resulting regulatory implications for nuclear reactor licensees. As this issue continues to percolate at the NRC, in parallel with the investigation conducted by the U.S.-Canada Power System Outage Task Force, no clear answer has emerged.