- Dec 3, 2021 4:41 am GMT
The time is now for utilities to shift their historical predictive models and begin planning for harsher, unprecedented weather patterns in the winter and summer. And the grid and power infrastructure need to be fortified not against historical extremes but against the new normal of our climate.
From the article:
"'The vast majority of utility planning is based on historical data,” said Webb. “Equipment is designed to operate reliably at an average temperature based on historic averages, and as temperatures increase, that infrastructure operates less reliably.”'
No discussions yet. Start a discussion below.
Get Published - Build a Following
The Energy Central Power Industry Network is based on one core idea - power industry professionals helping each other and advancing the industry by sharing and learning from each other.
If you have an experience or insight to share or have learned something from a conference or seminar, your peers and colleagues on Energy Central want to hear about it. It's also easy to share a link to an article you've liked or an industry resource that you think would be helpful.