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Episode 22 – The Role of Utilities in Building Resilience

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In this episode, we speak with Shay Bahramirad (@Sh_Bahramirad), who is leading ComEd’s work to build the electrical grid of the future. In this episode we discuss the role of utilities in building resilience more generally, as well as how that is playing out in the current COVID-19 response. We also discuss the ongoing partnership with ComEd and the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University’s Earth Institute (@columbia_ncdp). The article on the partnership between ComEd and the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University’s Earth Institute: https://hazards.colorado.edu/news/research-counts/lives-on-the-line-the-big-benefits-of-microgrids-in-disaster Theme Music is Chicky & Chacky by KieLoBot (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/KieLoBot/Chicky__Chacky/Chicky_Chacky_KMT_01). Transition music is Hippie Bulle Mushroom Funghi (KM+ T 04) by KieLoBot (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/KieLoBot/Chicky__Chacky/Hippie_Bulle_Mushroom_Funghi_KM_T_04). The article on the partnership between ComEd and the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University’s Earth Institute: https://hazards.colorado.edu/news/research-counts/lives-on-the-line-the-big-benefits-of-microgrids-in-disaster Theme Music is Chicky & Chacky by KieLoBot (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/KieLoBot/Chicky__Chacky/Chicky_Chacky_KMT_01). Transition music is Hippie Bulle Mushroom Funghi (KM+ T 04) by KieLoBot (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/KieLoBot/Chicky__Chacky/Hippie_Bulle_Mushroom_Funghi_KM_T_04).

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