• Log In
  • Register
  • Contact
  • Digital Innovation & Strategy

    Access to a deep understanding of technology and market development driven by decades of perseverance in coverage and independence of thought.

    Membership

    Resources

    ABI Insights

    IBM Deep Thunder Takes Precision Energy Analytics by Storm

    by Ryan Martin

    Back in 2012, IBM and the Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) entered into an agreement to build an advanced fiber network to connect transmission substations to the state’s distribution utilities. Following this came a two-year joint development project using coupled data models and related software to increase grid reliability, lower weather event-related OPEX costs, and optimize the utilization of renewable energy generation resource. Today, this system provides both the communications infrastructure to relay usage as well as equipment status information back to utilities and the analytical backend to improve grid resilience and storm response. It also has the support ...

    READ MORE
    Register for your free Insight