This Week on Focus: Western New England - The Power Infrastructure Past, Present and Future
TOPIC: What, exactly, happened to the region's electricity system during last week, and why did it take so long to get it back online? Can such blackouts be prevented, how much would that cost? Those are a few of the questions that will be posed to guests Richard Sullivan, Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, and Marcy Reed, president CEO of National Grid Massachusetts, along with consumer advocates and listeners, in a live hour on New England Public Radio's Focus: Western New England.
DATE/TIME: Thursday, November 10 from 4 - 5 p.m. on 88.5 FM WFCR and frequencies throughout the Berkshires (see below).
*Repeats from 6 - 7 p.m. on AM 640 and 91.7 FM all-news WNNZ
Richard Sullivan, Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Marcy Reed, president CEO of National Grid Massachusetts
Additional guests, TBD
Listeners are invited join the conversation by calling toll free: 877-522-8850.
Focus: Western New England features newsmakers and notable thinkers from around the region, and listeners' comments help shape the timely conversations. To listen to past programs, visit www.nepr.net/focus
WFCR can also be heard in the Berkshires at the following frequencies: 101.1FM (Adams/North Adams); 98.7FM (Great Barrington); 98.3FM (Lee); 106.1FM (Pittsfield); and 96.3FM (Williamstown).