Project Management Institute

Disaster recovery

Juneau, Alaska, USA

Great leaders prove their mettle when catastrophe strikes. This article discusses how the Alaska Electric Light and Power Company (AELP) responded when an avalanche tore down power-transmission towers, an event that subsequently caused the 31,000 residents of Juneau to lose power during the winter of 2008. It describes the response team's primary activities and the effort's key challenges.
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