DOE begins development of North American 'energy resilience model'

By District Energy posted 07-31-2019 14:21


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OE Assistant Secretary Bruce Walker has prioritized the development of NAERM, which he describes as a "first-of-its-kind tool" to improve energy resilience and national security.

"The ultimate goal of the project is to provide real-time situational awareness and analysis capabilities for emergency events and optimal operations and recovery, enabling the federal government and industry to quickly and effectively prepare and respond,"  Walker wrote in a July 24 blog post.

In April, Walker wrote that the resilience model will provide "enhanced real-time situational awareness and analysis capabilities for emergency events," which would allow the federal government to prepare and respond more quickly and effectively.  

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