Articles by tag: Texas Freeze

ChargeExpo 2024: Exploring the Role of Energy Storage in Modernizing the Power Grid

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Several years on, not many will have forgotten the Texas Freeze. The failure of the power grid during the winter of 2021 had devastating effects, with hundreds dead and millions without power, food, and clean water. While the Texas Freeze was caused by the failure of the state’s power grid, the national power grid […]

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New Energy Infrastructure Vs. Extending Fossil Fuel Plants: How Should the Energy Industry Tackle Aging Power-Generation Assets?

If the expected surge in power demand is anything to go by, the U.S. power grid could be in trouble. Fueled by clean energy projects and a massive shift towards electric vehicles by 2030, it’s clear the grid could face major strain — and even blackouts. Unfortunately, the U.S. has already faced such disasters: […]

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The Great Texas Freeze

ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers sits down with Kimberlee Peterson to discuss the ‘great Texas freeze’. In recent years, we have witnessed a series of extreme weather events that have taken a toll on our trees. From severe winter storms to prolonged periods of drought and heavy rain, these conditions have led to significant environmental […]

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Assessing the Survival of Your Trees Post Frost

Post Frost: In this insightful video, ISA Board Certified Master Arborist Wes Rivers delves into a method to ascertain the health of your tree following the harsh freeze event of 2021. It’s a straightforward visual check. If you observe new green growth or green leaves on your tree, it’s a positive sign that your tree […]

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The Great Texas Freeze of 2021 is Still Having an Impact on Trees. Here’s The Science Behind It.

The Great Texas Freeze The Great Texas Freeze of 2021 had varied negative consequences on the region, from actual fatalities, to damage to infrastructure and utilities. It’s not only still being felt, but often missed in tackling the lingering effects of weather anomalies: The impact on Texas’ trees. For example, East Texas pine trees face […]

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Listen Carefully, Respond Creatively
April 12, 2024

In this captivating episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, delves into the transformative business philosophy of “listen carefully, respond creatively.” This approach has not only skyrocketed the Savannah Bananas to fame but also serves as a universal blueprint for revolutionizing customer service and engagement across all sectors. […]

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Stacey Childress, Senior Advisor at McKinsey and Company, discusses higher ed
Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education
April 12, 2024

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited […]

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Hey, it’s 9 am… Wake up Healthy with 9amHealth!
April 12, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban explores ways to wake up healthy and stay healthy with his guest, Dr. Avantika Waring, MD, the Chief Medical Officer, at 9amHealth. This episode delves into the transformative approach to healthcare delivery championed by 9amHealth. Dr. Waring’s journey from a humanities student with a love for French to a […]

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Strengthen Public Safety and Security: Modernize Radio Communication for Better Field Response
April 11, 2024

The importance of radio communication within public safety and security operations remains unbeaten in an era dominated by digital transformation. This medium, essential for over a century, continues to be the lifeline for responders on the front lines. From ensuring the safety of field agents to facilitating real-time critical information flow and enhancing situational […]

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