The Economics of Reliability – US Power Generation, Transmission, & Distribution
In February 2021, a historic freeze hit the southern region of the United States causing power outages that had never been seen before. As power companies face stricter regulations and the pressure of always having to operate, the reliability of their assets will become even more important to the industry’s long-term success and the prevention of future catastrophic events. In this report, Pinnacle analysts dive into the impact that reliability has on the power generation, transmission, and distribution industry. Throughout this report, we analyze the financial and operational data of 32 publicly traded power companies and identify the key trends that are driving reliability.