Closing Session: Resilience in the Wildfire New Normal - Solutions and Challenges for Customers, Communities, and Utilities

Room: Regency A-G
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Time: 2:00PM - 3:00PM PDT

Wildfire risk and utility Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) policies are creating potential for more frequent, long duration power outages, and associated risks to customers and communities.  Energy storage and microgrids may provide benefits to health and safety.  This panel will explore the new challenges from customer, community, and grid resilience in wildfire-prone areas.  It will evaluate the potential use of storage and DER and remaining challenges for technically and economically feasible solutions.