Back in April of this year, 2022, Maui News wrote an article titled “Severe weather batters aging power grid”. For your convenience, I will include a portion of this article below;
Power outages from severe weather have doubled over the past two decades across the U.S., as a warming climate stirs more destructive storms that cripple broad segments of the nation’s aging electrical grid, according to an Associated Press analysis of government data.
Forty states are experiencing longer outages — and the problem is most acute in regions seeing more extreme weather, U.S. Department of Energy data shows. The blackouts can be harmful and even deadly for the elderly, disabled and other vulnerable communities.
Power grid maintenance expenses are skyrocketing as utilities upgrade decades-old transmission lines and equipment. And that means customers who are hit with more frequent and longer weather outages also are paying more for electricity.
As a whole our country has grown accustomed to relying on the power grid to keep us comfortable. So comfortable in fact that some haven’t made the choice to pivot to the more reliable, sustainable and earth friendly mode of power generation, Solar Panels.
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