Western Power implemented a range of initiatives to improve their efficiency while enhancing delivery of network investment. The rollout of mobile switching was one of these initiatives, and contributed to a $54.5M reduction in operating expenditure.
Addressing the shortcomings of traditional outage management processes and leveraging the insights collected in the field requires integrated tools that can link these disparate processes. GE has pioneered best-in-class tools to close the loop.
The future brings a more active network due to grid complexity, challenging our ongoing commitment to keep our people and the public safe. Our research has resulted in a new user interaction for grid modernization that will revolutionize operations.
Businesses are heading towards a post-PC era with the onset of mobile technology. We believe electrical utilities will redesign operations around the mobilization of advanced distribution management by placing mobile technology at the center of their model.
With integration comes cost savings by minimizing the amount of manual entry and duplication of network changes. Understanding the roles and limitations of each network model type helps to define their successful integration.