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Lessons From New Jersey on Power Grid Protection

After Superstorm Sandy pummeled the great State of New Jersey in 2012, more than two million households were without power, many for close to two weeks. A silver lining is…


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…


Maximizing Coastal Power Plant Resiliency

Hurricanes, tsunamis, and climate change—operating a power plant on the seacoast carries with it an array of unique challenges. Here’s what some generators are doing to ensure the lights stay…