Collapsed electrical power transmission pylons in Québec after the Ice Storm of January 1998. Power was lost in a large swath of the New England states and eastern Canadian provinces, endangering human life and safety in mid-winter conditions. The storm led to changes in electric utility grid planning and in regional emergency preparedness.

Consulting is provided on a fee basis to municipalities, institutions, agencies, and other entities.

RDI offers a unique perspective on how to achieve resilience, and we are pleased to offer these services, on a limited basis, to appropriate agencies and organizations.

This is one important way that RDI is advancing its mission.

To find out more about the Institute’s consulting services, or to request qualifications or proposals, please contact Alex Wilson ( or use the contact form in the main menu.


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