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Powering Through, Energy Resilience Planning from Grid to Government, Alex Rakow and Brian Levite

This book provides every level of decision-maker with tools and best practices for reducing the risk of and from electricity loss due to external forces
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Part 1: Energy Resilience Principles -- Chapter 1: The Energy Resilience Imperative -- Access to Fossil Fuels -- The Energy Water Nexus -- Electricity Infrastructure -- Terrorism and Sabotage -- Climate Change -- Chapter 2: Energy Resilience Concepts -- The Evolving Meaning of Energy Resilience -- Resilience at all Levels -- Local Energy Resilience -- Grid Resilience -- Government Resilience -- Finding a place on the Energy Resilience Spectrum -- Part 2: Energy Resilience Strategies and Tactics -- Chapter 3: The Energy Resilience Planning Process -- Rallying Around Public Safety -- Stressing the Green Benefits: Environmental and Financial -- Using a Mandate to Leverage Better Resilience Planning -- Step 1: Engage Stakeholders and Establish Scope -- Step 2: Assess Energy Resilience Baseline -- Step 3: Perform Risk Assessment -- Step 4: Set Goals and Identify Resilience Tactics -- Step 5: Plan Implementation of Resilience Tactics -- Step 6: Execute Measures and Evaluate Performance -- Resilience Planning for the Grid -- Resilience Planning for Government -- Resilience Planning for Local Institutions -- Chapter 4: Resilience Metrics and Maturity Model -- The Maturity Model Approach -- The Resilience Value Approach -- The Customized Metric Approach -- Getting Started with the Maturity Model -- Part 3: Energy Resilience at Every Level -- Chapter 5: Energy Resilience at the Grid Level -- The Changing Needs of the Grid -- The Increasing Cost of Outages -- The Potential of Distributed Energy Resources -- The Demands of Electrification -- The Resilient Grid is a Smart Grid -- Best Practices for Utility Resilience Planning -- What Can Utilities do to Improve Resilience?
Literary Form
non fiction
Includes index
Physical Description
1 online resource (211 pages)
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