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Below is UAI’s library of webinars for members, and the public.  Webinars are ordered in reverse chronological order (the newest are up top).

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On-Demand Webinar: Expert Forum: How and Why Risk-Averse Utilities Need to Capitalize on the 5G Boom

The 5G race is on. Analysts expect carriers to build up to 900 thousand microcells across North America over the next ten years in their drive to achieve market leadership. But carriers aren’t the only ones vying for...

On Demand Webinar: Empowering Utilities with Actionable Data for Tomorrow’s Grid Challenges and New Business Models

Utilities are continuing to face a variety of challenges with an aging infrastructure, and flat or declining revenues as a result of the deployment of solar generation by consumers, coupled with a greater ability to better manage usage...

On-Demand: Combining AI and Analytics to Address the High Costs and Inefficiencies of Vegetation Management

Vegetation Management has always been a critical function for utilities. It is, however, increasingly top of mind with company executives looking to mitigate the escalating costs and risks posed by vegetation. Due to economic and logistical challenges, utilities...

On-Demand: The End of Worst-case Distribution Planning: Forecasting the DER Future

Traditional utility planning is based around static, worst-case analyses of system conditions. To effectively integrate distributed energy resources (DERs) into distribution planning and make the best use of distribution assets, many utilities are implementing scenario-based planning processes that...

On-Demand: Blazing the Analytics Trail at a Public Utility with Duke Energy

From the creation of the Data Science Consultant job family in 2015, Duke Energy now has over 60 data scientists across the enterprise. Norv Clontz, the Director of Data Science Innovation at Duke Energy, will provide an overview...

On-Demand: The Future of Reliability Planning

Customers and regulators have expectations that reliability levels should continue to improve without any substantial costs to themselves. Utilities want to provide continual reliability improvements for their customers, but need to do it in the most efficient and...

The Future of Artificial Intelligence for Utilities (on demand)

Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the way that many industries operate, and has huge potential to transform the utilities industry. Today, many utilities are in the early stages of investigating applications and adopting AI. In this webinar, hear...

State of the Market: Trends in the Use of Utility Analytics (on demand)

Hot off the press – the latest market research from UAI and Sensus provides a timely, accurate analysis of the utility industry’s use of analytics. We’ll cover key findings about industry trends and you’ll gain knowledgeable insights for...

Delivering Utility Customer Value with Analytics and the Digital Grid (on demand)

Utilities have historically had a very distinct wall between the siloes of customer operations and grid operations. Within each of these siloes were systems, data, processes, and people that never cross paths. Today, with the advent of energy...

Optimizing Energy Asset Lifecycles with Predictive Analytics (on demand)

Wednesday, October 03, 2018, 2:00 PM EDT The utility sector faces ever-shrinking revenue streams and an on-going battle to manage CapEx and OpEx efficiency; predictive maintenance, risk assessment and capital planning have never been more important.  Using advanced analytics...

Delivering Utility Customer Value with Analytics and the Digital Grid

Wednesday, October 10th @1pm Central Time Utilities have historically had a very distinct wall between the siloes of customer operations and grid operations. Within each of these siloes were systems, data, processes, and people that never cross paths....

Webinar: Optimizing energy asset lifecycles with predictive analytics

Wednesday, October 03, 2018, 2:00 PM EDT The utility sector faces ever-shrinking revenue streams and an on-going battle to manage CapEx and OpEx efficiency; predictive maintenance, risk assessment and capital planning have never been more important.  Using advanced analytics...

Doing data science right in Excel-pervasive utilities (on demand)

Tuesday, September 25th, 11:00am-12:00pm Eastern Clutter created by years of Excel usage is inescapable in the utility industry, as are its associated bad consequences. A few years ago The Energy Authority (TEA) decided to utilize R to break...

Integrating Artificial Intelligence into Outage Management Systems at Florida Power & Light

Thursday, August 16th at 1:00pm EDT Over 50,000 times a year, Florida Power & Light’s field crew is deployed to respond to customer-reported outages. Beginning in 2016, FPL began building systems that analyze smart grid data for active...

Data: The Renewable Resource for Digital Reinvention

It’s undeniable - analytics provide utilities with opportunities to realize significant cost savings in work and asset functions.  Additionally, improvements in network reliability, regulatory compliance, customer satisfaction and safety can be achieved.  Obtaining these benefits requires a focused...

Analytics as Strategy: Integrating Analytics to Drive Customer Value and Operational Excellence

Integrating Analytics to Drive Customer Value and Operational Excellence While many utilities understand that the analytics discipline offers many benefits, crafting an actionable analytics strategy has proven more difficult. In this session, Joe Tellez and Andrew Braeger of...

The Future is Now

Over the last decade, utilities have pushed the envelope on analytics. Moving from an era where industry publications ran cover stories on the “data deluge,” we see utility analytics leaders today re-shaping business operations across the utility enterprise...

Minimizing Customer Fraud through a Collaborative Analytics Approach

In 2017, Southern California Edison (SCE) centralized its process for addressing customer complaints for payment scams and fraud. This centralization allowed SCE to develop a process for data collection and analysis, leading to targeted education and outreach. This...

Centerpoint Energy’s Response to Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey was a record-breaking storm inundating southeast Texas with 51.88 inches of rainfall, breaking the single-storm record of 48 inches set in 1978. The hurricane had maximum sustained winds of 130 mph at landfall. There were more...

Empowering Collaborative Advanced Analytics Across Utility Operations

This webinar will discuss the emergence of the Data Science Platform as an integrated and collaborative environment for empowering advanced analytics across the utility enterprise. A successful Data Science Platform enables the proliferation of data, opening up new...

Obtaining Value From Smart, Connected Power Plant Assets

Please join Utility Analytics Institute members CPS Energy and Duke Energy for a presentation on how analytics is transforming power generation operations at both organizations. We will hear about CPS’ journey of concept to deployment of near-real-time situational...

Webinar: The Current State Of Smart Grid Analytics

The Utility Analytics Institute conducted a research study sponsored by ABB to assess how far the utility industry has progressed in its evolution toward a smart grid and maturation of smart grid analytics. The Current State of Smart...

How Utilities are Leveraging the Benefits of Machine Learning

Machine learning is igniting a data analytics revolution across industries. Join UAI members, actively applying it to different operational domains to solve business challenges. Discussed use cases include: Demand Response, Outage Management, Real Time Grid Operations, and DER...