The New Reality: Don’t Ignore the Black Swan Events

The New Reality: Don’t Ignore the Black Swan Events

It is human nature to avoid spending money on preparations for an event that may never happen. However, as we all continue to adapt to a COVID-19 world, there is a new awareness of low probability, high impact events. If the consequences of a statistically unlikely...

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PG&E’s Plan to Mitigate Blackouts This Wildfire Season: Lots More Diesel Generators

Texas’ Sunbaked Grid May Need Microgrids this Summer

The grid operator for most of the state warned this week that the summer is likely to bring record-breaking peak demand for electricity, a situation that can threaten electric reliability and jack up prices It’s not unusual for the heavily air-conditioned state to use...

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Healthcare Needs Continuing, Whole-Facility Power Protection

Healthcare Needs Continuing, Whole-Facility Power Protection

Talk with almost any healthcare or senior care executive about emergency backup power, and the conversation will invariably turn to Florida and the 12 nursing home patients who died following Hurricane Irma in 2017. In that case, patients at the facility were left in...

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How One Company Could Transform Energy in Southern States

How One Company Could Transform Energy in Southern States

From a perch near the Gulf of Mexico, Entergy Corp. is positioning itself as a utility company of the future — even if critics lament what that could mean for electricity choices and costs in the South. The company, Louisiana's largest power provider, is exploring a...

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Houston Microgrid Company to Open California Office

Houston Microgrid Company to Open California Office

Houston-based Enchanted Rock LLC is preparing to establish a foothold for itself in California. Enchanted Rock, which provides microgrids to customers in need of reliable power supply, is already in talks with a number of grocery store chains in the region that may be...

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