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Switch from Thursday maintenance to Sundays: Chakan industries to MSEDCL

This news article throws light on the power outages impacting the industrial and commercial settings in India. With frequent outages, the manufacturing units located on the Chakan-Talegaon Road find it difficult to run their business. 

Apart from production loss severely hurting the...Read more

9 dead, millions without power after Isaias ravages East Coast: What we know

This article talks about the negative effects and the devastation as brought on by the tropical storm Isaias. As narrated by other articles, flooding and outages are the greatest problems at hand. However, for NYC train and bus networks, fallen trees have led to the interruption of service....Read more

Pennsylvania driver among 5 dead after Isaias hits East Coast

This article briefly notes the devastating effects the tropical storm Isaias and the ways in which the storm has swept the East coast entirely. Underlying vulnerabilities to think about are preparedness on the part of the municipalities, housing stock, and its vulnerability to a heavy storm like...Read more

At least 1 dead, 4 children injured as Tropical Storm Isaias brings high winds, flooding to Pa

This article talks about the serious repercussions felt by Pennsylvania communities as Tropical storm Isaias hit the Northeast. Damages do include partially tore apart roofs, cars, and people who were killed by the storm. The greatest impact so far has been from the resulting power outages. We...Read more

Lindon company wants to help prepare residents for potential summer blackouts

NERC has predicted a 1 in 10 chance of Nortwest grids shutting down - i.e. not being able to withstand power peaks to heat and drought. Hamless - a Utah-based company - has created renewable energy storage capacities for families most at risk of losing their power. It is a relatively lowe...Read more

Utilities near end of Tropical Storm Isaias outage woes

This article talks about the repercussions of the storm as it hit Massachusetts. Although outages were felt across the East coast, Massachusetts had not witnessed as many outages as Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York, which were among the worst hit. That said, companies like Eversource...Read more

NERC report outlines potential electricity disruptions in the United States this summer

According to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation's (NERC) Summer Reliability Assessment, many parts of the United States are at elevated or high risk for potential electricity emergencies this summer, with several regions at risk of electricity shortfalls during above-...Read more

State Legislature to investigate ConEd, utility companies’ response to Tropical Storm Isaias

Cuomo has taken the aftermath of the storm very seriously and wants to get at the heart of the poor response from ConEd and other energy providers. ConEd is specifically highlighted, but the article underscores the difference preparedness would have made for the storm's response. Additionally,...Read more

California warned to brace for another summer of energy blackouts

Taeya will copy her awesome critical commentary over here. Read more

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