Tag Archives: Superstorm Sandy


After natural disasters, the repair process deserves a hashtag A recent update from one of the busiest seaports in the world caught the eye of Electrical Apparatus writers. It wasn’t the most directly related item, but it shed a widespread light on just how extensive the repair process can be. More than six years following […]

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NEMA keeps the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts going

Stormy weather did not deter the crowd at the National Electrical Manufacturers Association‘s Hurricane Sandy: Rebuild Smart event on June 13th, which aimed to present disaster preparation and improvement in the power grid. Speaking at the event were NEMA CEO Evan R. Gaddis and New York Representative Peter King. Both men stressed the importance of […]

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NEMA publishes guide that addresses reducing power outages caused by severe weather

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association¬†(NEMA)¬†has recently published Storm Reconstruction: Rebuild Smart to assist federal, state, and local policymakers with solutions to harden the nation’s electric grid, improve resilience to withstand and recover from severe weather, and improve energy efficiency. “Increasingly severe weather, most recently Superstorm Sandy, coupled with an aging and over stressed electrical infrastructure […]

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