- Nov 10, 2021 10:18 pm GMT
ConEd, National Grid and PSEG with comments on underground and hardening.
Many great quotes to include:
"There will be a cost to build climate resilience," said Yip(ConEd). "But really, the potential cost of inaction is much higher. Undergrounding is a big task for our energy infrastructure, but we have to start somewhere."
The data is in!!!
“About 86% of ConEd customers are served by one of 64 underground network systems, which tend to be far more resilient. The remaining electric customers are predominantly served by overhead lines, which are more vulnerable to climate change-related disasters.”
It’s a new paradigm!
"The future is not going to look like the past," Patrick McHugh, ConEd senior vice president of electric operations, said. "The next 20 years is not going to look like the last."
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