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extreme weather


20 ‘Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters’ Hit U.S. in 2021

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), which calls itself “the Nation's Scorekeeper in terms of addressing severe weather and climate events," reported that…


Power Sector Risks Loom Large Over the Energy Transition

The fog of uncertainty that hangs over the global power industry is getting larger and denser as generating companies and utilities navigate ever more complex challenges. High-level scenarios often paint…


Start with Reliability to Crack the Cost-Emissions-Resilience Puzzle in Electric Power

The way we generate and distribute electricity has become a Rubik’s cube for power companies, regulators, and consumers. The need to reduce carbon emissions linked to climate change by investing…


The Importance of a Resilient Power System
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It’s hurricane season in the U.S., which runs from June 1 through the end of November, and there have already been three named storms. The most recent was Tropical Storm…


Building the Case for Power System Hardening

Purse-string holders are pretty easily swayed to approve funding to upgrade transmission and distribution systems following major events like Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Irene. However, it is becoming increasingly obvious…