by Jeff St. John
July 23, 2017

Let’s start this recap of the week’s major grid edge events by touching on the big story of the Department of Energy’s leaked grid reliability study. You know, the one ordered by Energy Secretary Rick Perry, which everyone assumed was going to yield a predetermined conclusion that renewable energy and state subsidies were making the U.S. power grid less safe. 

Last Friday, Bloomberg and other outlets released a hastily photocopied rough-draft version of the report, along with the key takeaway that it finds renewables are only a minor...