Service Line Responsibilities Articles

Extreme Weather, Aging Infrastructure Result in Power Outages

Climate change has increased average temperatures, increased the occurrence and length of heat waves, increased drought conditions and increased extreme one-day precipitation events, and those conditions have stressed an already aging electrical grid, causing power...

Natural Gas Leads Energy Industry in Decarbonization

Not only is CCUS good for the environment, but it’s good for the economy – from the supply chain for the energy industry to supported industries such as carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery, CCUS maintains current jobs and creates new ones. Since the U.S. is a leader in CCUS technology, U.S.-based utilities stand to play a significant global role in clean energy.

Electrical Service Panel Causes Problems for Retirees

Richard K. of Canton, Ohio, had a problem: water was getting inside his home’s electrical service panel. Not only that, but both the panel and his electrical service line had become badly corroded. The deterioration of his electric line likely allowed water to seep...

Energy Resilience Difficult for Some Homeowners

Energy resilience, while vitally important, is becoming more and more challenging in the face of increased extreme weather events which are projected to cause more frequent and longer power outages. The COVID-19 pandemic is further compounding resiliency issues for...

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