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Winter's Extreme Weather - A Warning for the Summer Ahead?

Winter of 2021 taught us that extreme weather tests grid reliability. Let's look back to see how we can prepare for a summer that is predicted to bring energy stress to many regions.

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If winter of 2021 taught us anything, it's that extreme weather - which is being exacerbated by climate change - tests grid reliability. Damage from extreme cold weather this winter as well as memories of the horrific impacts of drought and wildfires before that may, unfortunately, be a preview of what's to come in the months ahead.

With summer just around the corner, following one of the worst wildfire seasons on record last year, many organizations are caught wondering how they can learn from the past to prepare for the future.  For the past several years, California in particular has been plagued by wildfires, causing loss of life as well as widespread interruption of business operations.

Read on below for two more case studies about what we learned this winter: