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Risk assessment of gas transmission and distribution infrastructure in the UK

National Grid Gas plc producing a risk assessment to climate change to start increasing its resilience to climate change.

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Establishing a Climate Sensitivity Framework in the Context of Business Operations

Rio Tinto Alcan elaborating a sensitivity framework aiming to help the company assess the exposure of operations and infrastructure to climate change risks.  

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Climate Change Adaptation at Hydro Tasmania

Hydro Tasmania responding to decreasing inflows through a set of adaptation measures such as changes in seasonal operating rules and improvements in water inflow efficiency.

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Increasing nuclear power plants resilience with dry-cooling

Eskom making the strategic decision to invest in nuclear power plant dry-cooling.

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Responding to increased summer heat stress for nuclear power plants

EDF adapting to the risk of heat waves by implementing a Climate Change Strategy and by investing in a portfolio of preventive actions.

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Using Climate Change Risk Assessment Wisely

EirGrid and ESB Networks completing a climate change risk assessment to manage climate risks, to develop policies and procedures and to establish an adaptation plan.

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Protecting Assets against an Increasing Risk of Flood

AECOM assisting ActewAGL in determining the appropriate future level of flooding for a new electrical substation in Australia.

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Increasing Network Resilience with Specialized Weather Forecasts

BC Hydro producing specialized weather forecasts to alert company officials when extreme events are likely to occur and to inform the company’s decision-making processes.

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Adapting to Reduced Equipment Thermal Ratings

Western Power Distribution adopting new design standards for distribution equipment as a way to cope with increasing air temperature.

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New Climate Normals for Electricity Demand Forecasting

Hydro-Québec adjusting its energy demand forecast system to increasing air temperature.

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Chennai flood 2015 case studies

Case studies of how different sectors built resilience during the 2015 Chennai floods provide insights into local actions. Understanding the actions can improve preparedness for extreme events.

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Climate change and flood risk – Challenges for Jamaican communities

This case study describes the potential medium- and long-term impacts of climate variability and change on flood risk for selected study areas in Jamaica.

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