How New Rules and Smart Tech Are Reinventing the Grid
When Superstorm Sandy hit, neighborhoods all over New York City and Long Island lost power. In an effort to avoid lengthy blackouts in future storms, there was a lot of talk of a more distributed smart grid—a more resilient system. But how far have we come? Energy experts Kate Burson and Cheryl Martin discuss reinventing the grid through technological and regulatory fixes.
Cheryl Martin is acting director of Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) in Washington, D.C.
Kate Burson is chief of staff to the chairman of energy and finance for New York State at New York Governor Cuomo’s office in New York, New York.