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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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  • Electric-gas coordination, planning vital to grid recovery after blackouts: FERC-NERC report
  • DOE announces ‘largest-ever investment in America’s grid,’ giving $3.5B across 44 states
  • Much of North America faces ‘elevated risk’ of blackouts in extreme winter conditions: NERC
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.