When the Lights Go Out

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In the face of more frequent long-duration power outages, utilities are looking to invest in more resilient infrastructure and solutions. A new study shows that residential customers are willing to pay for increased resilience and will spend extra to support their communities and low-income neighbours.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)189-190
Number of pages2
JournalNature Energy
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2020

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/JA-7A40-75806


  • power outage impacts
  • residential utility customers
  • resilient infrastructure
  • utility resilience
  • value of resilience


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