What is it about?
Climate change in US eastern seaboard results in more extremes storms that disrupt the power system.. Corporate costs cutting by a utility company meant less maintenance and less tree trimming. The result was downed power lines and more and longer power outages. I show how consumers worked to overturn the cosy relationship between regulators and the power company.
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Why is it important?
It shows how climate change adaption and and the regulation of power companies is vital to ensuring power supply to our cities
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This page is a summary of: A perfect storm: climate change, the power grid, and regulatory regime change after network failure, Environment and Planning C Government and Policy, November 2015, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/0263774x15614185.
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