Tag: Hurricane Season

Infrastructure, Public Works

Outage insights help utilities minimize financial impact before a storm hits

July 31, 2023

Via: Utility Dive

The extreme weather landscape is changing, and utility operations and incident commanders are seeking new solutions to adjust to the volatile landscape. Case in point is last year’s hurricane season, which, despite an average hurricane season, saw the third-highest number […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

When storms collide: Utilities’ new approach to hurricane restoration in the age of COVID-19

June 4, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

The Atlantic hurricane season began Monday, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it is anticipating a “busy” six months. Regardless of the number of storms, electric utilities will face additional challenges as they work to restore power while […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Hurricane Season Begins in June. Is Puerto Rico’s Grid Ready?

April 13, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Experts speaking at a congressional hearing this week indicated that plans for a more resilient grid have not yet coalesced in Puerto Rico. Federal officials said work continues to move forward, but about 50,000 customers (i.e., meters) remain without power. […]