Oct 25

From Reliability to Resilience: Rising Severe Weather from Climate Change Threatens Grid Operations

It is a common understanding among utilities and grid operators that one of the most significant challenges they face is extreme weather events. Predictions for the coming decade talk about increase in the number as well as the volume of extreme weather events such as rise in temperatures, less water availability, rise in sea level, […]

Aug 11

Micro-Grids: Less Dependency, Higher Resiliency

In the previous post we described the growing phenomenon of extreme weather events, how they are becoming more frequent and more extreme, creating new and greater challenges for utilities companies. One of the ways to cope with extreme weather events, as we explained in depth last time, is to strengthen the grid. Another way is […]