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How utilities are ensuring grid resilience

As the risks from extreme weather events and cyber threats continue to grow, U.S. utilities are investing billions to enhance grid resilience. From the increased deployment of microgrids to under-grounding power lines, the energy sector is deploying a variety of measures to address the growing threats.

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  • EVs will bring ‘unprecedented’ power demand, but their flexibility can improve grid resiliency
  • Power plants remain vulnerable to outages in extreme cold
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.