Publication

Wildfires = Annual Devastation…Financial Burden…Public Safety Threat

image credit: Grid20/20
W. Alan Snook, II's picture
President GRID20/20, Inc.

Given 25 years of entrepreneurial business experience at many levels, my daily focus remains on building relationships, supporting customers and team members, and holding tightly to core business...

  • Member since 2021
  • 15 items added with 5,549 views
  • Apr 25, 2021
  • 1676 views

This item is part of the Special Issue - 2021-04 - Innovation in the Power Industry, click here for more

Worst-case scenario fires/wildfires are now becoming common; no longer are they viewed as “it will never happen to us”.   Too many communities have endured the wrath of catastrophic wildfires resulting from grid-asset failures, and non-grid induced events (e.g., lightning, arson). 

Regardless of the cause of these fires/wildfires, the need for fire mitigation solutions is clearly imperative.  By leveraging our existing overhead transformer fleets, we can establish cost-effective, “Always-On”, outdoor overhead sensor network canopies to protect our communities from fire/wildfire events.  Specially designed, fast-to-install sensors will simultaneously provide fire/wildfire Prevention, Early Detection, Auto Alerts, and Situational Awareness; benefiting ALL stakeholders.

Reducing fire/wildfire occurrences, suppression costs, community rehabilitation costs, environmental damage, economic devastation, fatalities/injuries, liability costs, shareholder value erosion, and harmful Greenhouse Gas emissions can be simultaneously achieved via One Technology.  One Solution = Multiple Gains.

Fill in the form to download this important publication today.

Access this Publication from GRID20/20, Inc.

Gain full access to this content by providing your information below, which will be shared with the sponsor.

Discussions

Spell checking: Press the CTRL or COMMAND key then click on the underlined misspelled word.

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.

                 Learn more about posting on Energy Central »