In Today’s episode of “Moment of Truth,” Nick and Saurabh sit down with Emmet Penney, Editor-in-Chief of Grid Brief and Host of the Nuclear Barbarians podcast, to discuss the state of the United States Electric Grid, the various energy sources it depends on, difficulties in load balancing with renewable sources like wind and solar, why nuclear energy is much safer and more reliable than people think, and why time is running out to strengthen the Grid and prevent blackouts.

Emmet Penney is an energy writer and historian. He is the editor-in-chief of Grid Brief, a daily energy newsletter subscribed to by thousands of politicians, investors, and industry professionals all over the world. He also hosts the Nuclear Barbarians podcast/Substack.

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