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Hardening Electric Infrastructure: What Works and How to Fund It

May 18, 2022

There are a variety of infrastructure hardening measures that utilities can pursue to make their electric infrastructure more resilient to natural disasters, from replacing older wooden poles with concrete to protecting substations against flooding. This webinar will explore the most common approaches to hardening energy infrastructure against a variety of threats, including expert assessments on effectiveness and a look at how state PUCs consider the cost-benefit of these investments.


  • Dan Shea, program principal, Energy, NCSL


  • Jonathon Monken, principal, Converge Strategies 
  • Riaz Mohammed, director, Resiliency and Environmental Policy, EEI 
  • Alice Napoleon, principal associate, Synapse Energy Economics
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