Flood, heat, storm? No matter. Electric utilities can keep power flowing

Credit to Author: Simon Mouat| Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:26:50 +0000

Electric utilities provide vital continuous and critical electricity supply to billions of people across the globe. But some areas face extreme weather: floods, high winds, storms, fires, hurricanes or heat waves. These conditions create exceptional challenges for power supply continuity and can result in widespread damage… Read more »

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3 tips to connect several microgrids and make your grid better

Credit to Author: Mark Feasel| Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:00:43 +0000

Electric utilities’ number one objective is to ensure an uninterrupted power supply for its millions of customers – even during extreme weather events or other emergencies. Recent developments in microgrids are empowering utilities to reshape the grid for… Read more »

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How medium voltage switchgear innovations help fight extreme weather

Credit to Author: Thierry Cormenier| Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:00:07 +0000

In my last post, I listed some of the aspects of extreme weather that are putting medium voltage switchgear in special service conditions affecting its ratings and lifespan. In this… Read more »

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How extreme weather causes premature aging in medium voltage equipment

Credit to Author: Thierry Cormenier| Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:00:17 +0000

If you own or manage any large building, plant, or public infrastructure, you depend on reliable electrical distribution services. You also need equipment to be as sustainable as possible in… Read more »

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Lesson Learned from 2017: Digitization Helps Boost Business Continuity

Credit to Author: Vincenzo Salmeri| Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:51:22 +0000

For many people across the globe, the year 2017 will be viewed as a memorable one.  Highlights included sweeping changes in the political landscape, a near record year for severe… Read more »

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Proceed with Caution: How to Safely Recover a Building from a Power Outage

Credit to Author: Patrick Bois| Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 20:35:37 +0000

Extreme weather appears to be all too common of late, with multiple devastating hurricanes and major storms hitting the Caribbean, southeastern U.S. and even Ireland over the last couple of… Read more »

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TV Weathercasters Are Being Recruited to Convince People Climate Change Is Real

Credit to Author: Kate Lunau| Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:43:18 +0000

Weathercasters’ on-air reporting about climate change increased over 1,200 percent between 2013 and 2016.

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