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Western Wildfires: Best Practices for Mitigation and Response

West coast public utility commissioners shared their best practices for addressing the rapidly changing risks of wildfires during a recent all-day discussion in Portland, Oregon.

Wildfires can inflict destruction and devastation when they burn through an electric utility's service territory. The intense heat and rapidly spreading flames can not only incinerate infrastructure, but they can also lead to loss of power and even lives. 

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