How we can prevent COVID-19 induced blackouts
- Apr 27, 2020 2:42 pm GMT
In this second article of our series on the effects of coronavirus on the energy network, we explain how we CAN prevent potential blackouts in some parts of the US this summer.
By Lawrence Orsini
PART 2: IT’S ALL ABOUT TIME
If America remains on lockdown this summer, unprecedented energy demand in some residential networks could lead to power blackouts that at best will be an inconvenience and at worst a very real danger life.
But there IS a way to reduce the impact: it requires operators to act fast and tap into the passionate community spirit that has grown in lockdown.
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