To be effective, a disaster management plan can never be written once, thrown into a drawer, and then pulled out again only when an emergency arises. It is a living document that should be updated regularly and tested with periodic simulation drills that guide refinements.
As a key part of preparations for emergencies, the backup power plan should also be periodically re-evaluated. Facilities expand and operations change over time, altering the critical load required to power schools, stores, offices, factories and homes while rebuilding moves forward and the utility restores the grid.
When updating your backup power plan, here are the key steps you need to consider … continue reading