A Federal Investment Needed to Harden Nation’s Power Grid
- Oct 14, 2021 9:04 pm GMT
Hurricane Ida, one of the strongest storms to ever hit Louisiana, wreaked havoc on the electrical grid across much of the region. As a licensed electrical Professional Engineer, and a Louisiana native, who has seen his fair share of storms, I was shocked by just how widespread and severe the damage was to our electrical infrastructure.
But for anyone who believes powerful storms are just a problem for coastal regions, think again. This is a nationwide concern. A new report issued this week found that “25% of all critical infrastructure and 23% of roads have flood risk.”
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