07. December 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Implementing alternatives to traditional electricity infrastructure is more critical than ever in light of the extended, widespread outages in New Jersey and New York in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, a New Jersey energy regulator said.

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities member Joseph Fiordaliso noted at the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners annual meeting in Baltimore on Sunday that two-thirds of the state lost electricity because of the recent extreme weather. Creating the grid of the future, including distributed generation that could aid in protecting against extreme weather, has many components, he said.

via New Jersey regulator calls for ‘revolutionary’ grid after Sandy – Electric Power | Platts News Article & Story.