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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 19 Issue 1
Utility analytics is all about unlocking the power of data by coordinating forms of information across organizational departments, applications and databases.
Big data analytics promises to improve grid performance and customer engagement, yet securing and protecting the immense data generated from monitoring, control and transactional energy operations requires new ways of doing business and revamped analytical solutions.
According to a 2008 Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Reliability Report, two-thirds of electrical outage minutes were weather-related, with a third of these attributed to vegetation contact with utility lines, poles and transformers.
In recent years, the electric utility industry has been awash in innovative technologies and the promise of business transformation via smart grid solutions.
Utility management gets bombarded daily with the latest and greatest technology to make their businesses more effective and the grid more efficient.