POWER Magazine, in an article about the threat that COVID-19 poses to electric grid reliability because highly-skilled professionals who must work close to another in control rooms could become ill, quoted Lexington Senior Fellow Paul Steidler.
Steidler told POWER that almost 300 workers have already been sequestered on-site at power facilities in New York and Massachusetts. This is being done to prevent blackouts and keep workers healthy. Steidler called for more power companies to do this and for governors to require this. “This is about grid reliability but it is also about public safety and should be at the top of the list of actions that policy makers take,” he said.
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