2021 Fire Season Risk Mitigation

David Geier

CEO at Utility Safety Associates

Phil Herrington

SVP, Transmission & Distribution at Southern California Edison

Mike Beeler


Learning Objectives

California has been faced with a dramatic increase in the number and intensity of wildfires. Regulators and other stakeholders demand solutions. Explore the new fire mitigation programs across California and the West that include weather stations and forecasting, real-time monitoring, enhanced vegetation management, re-inspections of critical electric infrastructure and the potential for proactively shutting down power based on extreme conditions.

Key Takeaways:

  • Discover state of the art mitigation techniques for the 2021 fire season in the West

  • Learn the costs and benefits of a fire mitigation and resiliency program

  • Explore the challenges of planning, permitting and executing these initiatives and get your questions answered