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Addressing the Challenges of an Aging Infrastructure

By Phil Carroll, P.E., VP

In an April 9, 2015, Reuters press release, Tom Willie, CEO of Blue Pillar, a company that manages backup energy systems, stated, “If Thomas Edison came back and saw the electric grid, he would still recognize it.” A recent Utility Dive survey of utility executives reported that their most significant challenge was Old Infrastructure (47%), followed by Aging Workforce (39%), and the Current Regulatory Model (38%).

 

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