FACT: In the last decade, there have been more extreme weather events than in the past 2 decades combined.
The annual number of weather-related power outages has doubled since 2003.
FACT: 80+ cities have named Chief Resilience Officers to address threats to their critical infrastructure, many of which are highly dependent on the reliability of the energy sector.
FACT: For Con Edison, the influence of climate change could require investments between $1.8 billion and $5.2 billion to address by 2050, depending on the rate of change.
FACT: Utilities need to fully understand their changing risks to provide safe, reliable, and resilient energy into the future.
In this webinar, Consolidated Edison of New York shared how they approached weather and climate information to understand their current and emerging risks and build resilience. Attendees will hear perspectives on:
- What is driving action on climate resilience
- How climate risks are different from traditional risks
- How Con Edison is managing climate change risks and building resilience
- Investing in solutions in an uncertain future