A recently published application guide underscores the pivotal role sensor technology can play to mitigate fire risk, manage load during an emergency condition, and handle post-event system restoration after a significant disruption.
PG&E has said the deliberate blackouts could be a recurring event for the next decade while it spends billions of dollars to upgrade its outdated electrical grid. Alsup said he thinks that reliance on blackouts stems in part from PG&E's tree-trimming shortcomings.
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to hire two law firms to pursue legal action against pacific Gas & Electric, the nation's largest utility. The 121-square-mile blaze destroyed 374 structures in the county in October 2019.
The showdown came into sharper focus Monday when a top official from the Federal Emergency Management Agency blasted the nation's largest utility and fire victims' lawyers for negotiating a deal that could put the government in the untenable position of trying to claw back money it already has paid to people who lost family members and homes in fires ignited by PG&E's transmission lines from 2015 and 2018.
Extreme heat, coastal storm surge, inland flooding and more violent storms are the most significant climate-driven impacts to Con Edison’s energy delivery systems and its customers through the 21st century, according to a report issued today.
National Grid provided support during severe thunderstorms in New Jersey and Long Island in the summer months and after Hurricane Dorian impacted Florida in August.