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U.S. Electric Grid Gets Regulatory Jolt Into 21st Century

This week, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will begin enforcing Order 1000. Understandably, most readers probably won’t want to inquire further.

Yet before your eyes glaze over, consider that this set of regulations is designed to turbocharge the biggest transformation of the U.S. electricity market in decades, with far-reaching consequences for the economy, consumers, utilities and investors.