Full Title: Climate Change and the Electricity Sector: Guide for Assessing Vulnerabilities and Developing Resilience Solutions to Sea Level Rise
Author(s): U.S. Department of Energy. Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis
Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy
Publication Date: 07/2016
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This report was prepared to provide guidance for: evaluating how sea level rise and storm surge hazards may impact the ability to provide electricity service; and, identifying and implementing solutions to enhance resilience. The document includes examples of various tools, methods and information resources that can assist in resiliency planning. In addition, climate resilience challenges and opportunities for different types of generation, transmission, and distribution assets are identified. It also includes general methods on how to estimate the costs and benefits of resilience measures.