Critics want a state energy agency to take over capacity procurement for the regional grid operator.
Wind and solar generation on the nation’s largest regional electric grid lags other parts of the country.
An Indiana company says its mobile power stations offer a cleaner and more reliable backup for grid outages.
Performance throughout the regional grid territory was good, thanks in large part to planning.
Smart grid upgrades may offer less risk in some areas, but experts say conventional transmission projects are still needed in others.