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Infrastructure Deal Could Be the Adrenaline Shot U.S. Resilience Efforts Need
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With record high temperatures and wildfires gripping the West, utilities have asked residents to cut down on power usage to reduce the strain on overburdened systems. As we’ve seen following countless crises,…


Why Resiliency in the Electrical Grid Should Be Measured from the Customer’s Perspective

Reliability performance is core to the utility industry. Utilities strategically design and invest in their system to maximize reliability performance—traditionally measured by System Average Interruption Frequency Index (SAIFI), System Average…


Age-Old Problem in Search of a Solution

Industry experts agree that deep geological repositories are needed for long-term storage of spent reactor fuel. They’re also digging for alternative methods. The U.S. Department of Energy earlier this year…


Electric Vehicle Fleets and Load Demand: Are You Ready for the Surge?

Electric vehicle adoption is expected to continue growing, especially in delivery and service company fleets. That means load demand could surge, particularly around charging depots, and utilities must plan for…


Tax Reform Legislation Drives Increased Focus on Cash Flows

In the wake of the implementation of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), many utilities and their holding companies are experiencing increasing pressure on cash flow due to…