Full Title: The Cost of Extreme Weather: Navigating State Regulation and Safeguarding the Grid in Texas, New York, and California
Publication Date: September 28, 2021
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Record-breaking, billion-dollar weather events like Winter Storm Uri, Tropical Storm Isaiah, and rampant wildfires will continue to batter the grid.
The unique regulatory environments in California, Texas, and New York – though revealing of the innate complexity involved in storm response – suggest utilities aren’t powerless in mitigating the effects of extreme weather.
In preparing for extreme weather, utility providers must invest additional resources in technology and innovation to save lives and secure the future of their business.
At the heart of the problem: accurate information, clear communication, and streamlined emergency response operations in the field.