Plane on a Wire

Plane on a Wire

A plane crashed into power lines in Maryland. Here’s the story. 80,000+ PEPCO customers out for hours. Pilot extraction yet to be done. What is the true cost of this high impact, low probability (HILP) event? Stay tuned. 12/04/22-here is a great follow up on the...
Humans on the Moon?

Humans on the Moon?

What will engineers of the future build on the moon? 3D printed concrete structures and landing sites made with moon aggregate and the water NASA hopes to discover in the south https://lnkd.in/gwzdRX9t Solar energy with some version of hydrogen storage or small...
Defining Resiliency

Defining Resiliency

Our industry needs to provide simple, understandable definitions for commonly used terms such as smart grid, smart cities, distributed energy resources, and microgrids. The simple, understandable definition of resiliency is: The ability to withstand a High Impact, Low...
Entergy

Entergy

Entergy is asking regulators to spend $15B over the next 10 years to harden an overhead system from the late 1900’s. But, in 2022 and after massive hurricanes in 2005 and 2021 wiped out much of the T&D serving New Orleans, why would Entergy propose more of the...

AI Robot Self Aware

Elon Musk has said that Artificial Intelligence is far more dangerous than nuclear weapons. https://lnkd.in/gxFD27Uu Now, this former Google engineer claims that the AI robot is self aware. AI has many good possible applications for our industry but we will...

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