• Q&A: Planning Climate-Smart Power Systems

    9 days ago - By News Center

    A wildfire blazes under power lines.
    U nprecedented heat waves, storms, and wildfires are pushing electrical grids in the United States to their limits. To work towards a safe and reliable power system in the coming years, utilities will need to factor the potential effects of climate change and extreme climate change-driven events into their plans for power distribution, generation capacity and back-up energy storage, and infrastructure repair and replacement.
    But how do you plan for the future given the wide range of plausible ways that climate change can impact “the new normal” and...
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