Sandy and the Grid: One Year Later


From: October 16, 2013 7:00 PM

To: October 16, 2013 9:00 PM

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Street: WNYC Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, 44 Charlton Street (at Varick Street)
City: New York
State: New York
Country: USA
It is safe to say that Superstorm Sandy was impactful. The strength of the two day storm was unprecedented, leaving the 2.2 million people in New York State without power and public transit shut down for weeks. The Hurricane Sandy Task Force estimated economic losses for the region are estimated at 65 billion dollars. Since the storm, there has been a call for analysis and a cry for future resiliency, including a smarter power grid and and increased backup power supplies. Reports have laid out plans to begin climate adaptation and protect our city from future storms.
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