Power in the Eye of the Storm
A lot of havoc was created by the triple whammy of three major hurricanes making landfall on American territory in rapid succession in 2017. It also brought the challenges of maintaining and restoring power amid natural disasters into sharp relief.
The good news for utilities and their customers is that modern technology and strategic planning have greatly advanced the resilience of electric power generation and transmission resources. That encompasses a mix of proactive structural hardening and better calibrated responses.