Top Five Trends in Utility Mobile Workforce Management
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- May 11, 2021 10:29 am GMTMay 11, 2021 9:32 am GMT
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The past year has created great changes in the utility workforce. Now with global economies emerging from the pandemic and the US Government's $2.25 trillion transformational project to overhaul the nation’s infrastructure changes are going to be necessary. From the industry in the last year a few key themes have emerged. Here are my top five:
1. Danger Response and Outage Restoration Need Greater Focus
The events in Texas in February starkly outlined how poor some of the grid infrastructure is, and shortages of gas, extreme cold and inadequate preparation made the crisis worse. It isn't just Texas – California had a record-breaking fire season in 2021, with 31 lives lost and this destroyed many power lines as well as buildings and other infrastructure.