Manitoba Hydro selected the Sentient Energy’s Grid Analytics System and MM3 distribution grid sensors to support the utility’s “Worst Feeder Program” initiative.
Sentient Energy is a provider of power grid monitoring and analytics solutions for electric utilities.
The Sentient Energy platform will allow Manitoba Hydro to identify system faults faster and restore power to more customers in a shorter period of time at the most critical points on its distribution grid.
The Sentient MM3 Sensors offer built-in support of 4G LTE cellular communications technology as well as 3G and other legacy cellular standards in each unit.
The Sentient Grid Analytics System and MM3 Sensors will also enable Manitoba Hydro to monitor peak load, detect anomalies that could lead to future service interruptions, and quickly pinpoint faults faster for improvements in power reliability.
Headquarted in Winnipeg, Manitoba Hydro is a Crown corporation and the Canadian province of Manitoba’s major energy utility, serving 567,634 electric customers throughout Manitoba and 276,858 natural gas customers in various communities throughout southern Manitoba.