Grid modernization means utilities are generating billions of data points per second. But making sense of the information — and putting it to work — is what will make the difference in the delivery of efficient, safe, reliable and secure power, as well as in providing long-term shareholder value.
Our utility data analytics team identifies, organizes and assesses your system data. Our data scientists create predictive models that will help generate greater value. This data analysis will help you focus maintenance plans on your most unhealthy assets. During storms, you can use real-time weather data and live system feeds to stage your repair resources. You can monitor aging equipment to strengthen your environmental compliance by considering updates to oil-filled equipment near freshwater resources. Your data can also help you identify customers at risk of nonpayment, allowing you to offer incentives for on-time or advance payment.
Our approach is to start with a plan parallel to an enterprise-wide analytics roadmap that can quantify your results into a meaningful return before you commit to a problem you can’t tackle or won’t show business value. Then, you can build on that success to expand your data analysis.
We call upon decades of transmission and distribution experience and use industry-specific tools to gather pertinent data, present it securely and usefully, and then transform it into plants that help you improve service, reliability and return on investment.
In the electric utility industry, the approach to maintaining infrastructure investments can increasingly be optimized by the analysis of the mass quantities of data available from substation and transmission system components. More owners of transmission assets seek to implement a predictive approach to maintenance, identifying ways to prevent system failures, optimize repair processes and support prioritized investment decisions.
Our team has experience helping utilities examine the data they have and evaluate what additional data they need to build an asset health program that will help them achieve maintenance and investment goals. We help you implement sensors and monitoring systems that will collect data to support your insight into asset performance. We will also make sure your system leverages existing infrastructure and data systems.
In the end, your data collection and analysis should guide your maintenance decisions for equipment across your operation. It can also help you monitor vulnerable equipment in stormy weather so you can focus your resources where they are most likely to be needed.
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