Full Title: Summer Energy Market and Reliability Assessment 2022
Author(s): Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Publisher(s): Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Publication Date: May 19, 2022
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The 2022 Summer Assessment provides staff’s outlook for energy markets and electric reliability, focusing on June, July, August, and September 2022. The report contains four main sections. The first section discusses the findings of the Summer Assessment. The second section details the weather outlook for Summer 2022. The third section discusses energy market fundamentals, including natural gas and electric market supply and demand expectations, including expected North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) regional resource adequacy details. The fourth section describes notable issues and addresses potential implications of pipeline outages, drought, hydro-generation, and wildfires on western United States (U.S.) energy markets.