Public Utilities Fortnightly recently published “Modeling Storm Outages,” an article co-authored by Mike Beck. The article focuses on developments in the field of storm outage modeling, why it is important and how it might be incorporated into a utility’s storm preparation and response plans. Given the impacts of recent storm events (e.g., Hurricanes Irene and Sandy), including the enormous costs of restoration and the extended outages experienced by many customers, sophisticated storm modeling is seen by many utilities as useful and important tool in enhancing the approach to dealing with extreme climate events.
You can read the full article on our thought leadership page
To find out about predictive storm modeling tools to speed response and reduce storm costs, contact Mike Beck at firstname.lastname@example.org.