We all know that severe weather is one of the many causes of power outages. However, did you know that according to the American Society of Civil Engineers, our nation’s infrastructure, including its power grid, earns only a D+ rating? With a higher energy demand in our area, due to growth and new construction, bringing power back after an outage can take longer than expected. Older infrastructure and equipment requires even more attention to be brought back to working order after outages. What would you do if your home experienced an extended power outage?