News : Generators offer insurance for storms ahead

Jan 3, 2013

Published In Foster's Daily Democrat and Portsmouth Patch.

By Heikki Perry

GREENLAND -- Heart-breaking scenes of devastation, stories of lives lost, and homes and businesses destroyed by hurricane Sandy on the Mid-Atlantic coast rightfully overshadow a more pedestrian concern in the aftermath of a storm: access to a reliable supply of power.

But its loss is a serious concern.

Seacoast New Hampshire and areas of Maine also suffered power outages from Sandy as they did from Irene, and ice storms in the last decade have cut power to thousands of homes and businesses for weeks at a time, representing two of several reasons why a local power expert sees a disturbing trend of power disruptions.

Read the full article at Foster's Daily Democrat or on Portsmouth Patch.