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Justin Guay and Nate Adams

Pacific Northwest heat wave makes the case for incentivizing heat pumps

Electric heat pumps can act as air conditioners — and move home heating systems away from natural gas.

Pacific Northwest heat wave makes the case for incentivizing heat pumps
rolling blackouts
Emma Foehringer Merchant

As blistering heat sets in, power grids in the Western US face a new round of challenges

In California and Texas, heat waves underscore challenges for electric grids under stress made more acute by climate change.

As blistering heat sets in, power grids in the Western US face a new round of challenges