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STATEWIDE–If you want to stay at home more, you could be dealing with summer blackouts in Indiana.

A report from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) shows the power grid faces a risk of disruption from a combination of drought, heat, potential cyber-attacks, geopolitical conflicts, and supply chain problems.

The NERC says the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) faces a capacity shortfall in the North and Central areas. That includes Indiana. The shortfall means there is a high risk of energy emergencies during peak summer conditions.

Parts of Indiana, including South Bend and Muncie, are under PJM Interconnection, a power grid under much less stress. Bloomington falls into the MISO-dominated majority.

MISO lost about 2% of its generation capacity within the past year because fossil-fueled plants were retired to make way for new, cleaner energy sources. A key transmission line was also shut down for maintenance after tornado damage.