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October 22, 2019 | Oregon Public Radio
“We understand now that we should plan our resiliency efforts around a mark of about three weeks or more,” said Dr. Lesley Ogden, CEO of the Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital in Lincoln City and Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital in Newport, Oregon, who was present at the meeting. “We should expect to be totally on our own without deliveries of fuel or water or anything else.”
The small hospital in Coquille near the southern Oregon coast is seriously looking at building a “microgrid.” This could provide backup power for as long as needed. It would entail a large solar array, battery storage, diesel generator and a switchable grid connection.