Far from the public view is an important part of the COVID-19 fight: electricity-sector professionals have sequestered themselves at grid facilities for weeks at a time to keep the power on. Hospitals and homes depend on the constant energy supply these workers provide. New York, Italy, and Austria have already isolated key electricity employees from the coronavirus-infected world. These public servants deserve our thanks and recognition. Without their sacrifices, our communities could face the catastrophe of electric outages at the worse possible time. Lexington Institute’s Paul Steidler has written more about this topic here.
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