Will The Lights Stay On If Pilgrim is Not Re-licensed?

At the Massachusetts State House Hearing on April 6, 2011, called in response to the Fukushima accident and its implications for the Commonwealth, ISO New England testified. The video is accessible here (ISO’s presentation is from 121.50-145): Joint Hearing on Nuclear Emergency Preparedness

Beginning at 138.56 on the video, Senator Downing, on behalf of Senator Wolf, asked ISO what the effect on the grid would be if Pilgrim were not relicensed – in other words, would the lights stay on?…

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