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Convergence with the Electric Market

Convergence with the Electric Market

Convergence with the Electric Market

As convergence between the electricity and natural gas markets in North America grows, competition for gas supplies will continue to increase. Ensuring reliability will require access to sufficient pipeline infrastructure to meet competing demands for gas. However, the current operational challenges that have caused supply interruptions between the gas and power markets go beyond just physical infrastructure constraints. Careful collaboration and coordination between these markets will require detailed planning and analysis.

Convergence with the Electric MarketExtreme weather events, particularly in the Northeast region of the United States, have highlighted the need for more natural gas pipeline capacity to support power generation demand. [Tweet This] As natural gas technology becomes a larger component of the electricity generation market, other gas consumers will likely also need to build out new infrastructure as demand increases.

Download the full report to learn how the electric and natural gas markets can better collaborate to ensure reliability for power grids.

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