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The Future of Reliability Planning
January 30, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
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 cost-effective way possible. This webinar will explore data driven methodologies to optimize reliability planning based on historical performance, available budgets, and root cause analysis. Best practices for data collection and retention will be discussed, as will using reliability optimization as a springboard for a broader analytical strategy. This session is ideal for anyone who is interested in the reliable distribution of electricity.
Advanced Grid Analytics
Steve Kenny is Director of Solutions Development at Landis+Gyr, building on a diverse career commercializing enabling technologies for the Smart Grid including AMI, Load Control, and Analytics. Steve developed an early passion for solar energy and earned a BS Physics at Appalachian State and MS in Solar Engineering at Colorado State. He transitioned from engineering into sales twenty years ago and lives in Raleigh, NC with his family.
Carson Zerpa brings 15 years of distribution system design, and smart grid program management experience to the Landis+Gyr team. As a Distribution System Engineer at Florida Power and Light, he supported both operations and planning initiatives, specifically in reliability planning and system hardening. Carson has also consulted with various utilities around the globe to develop and deliver Smart Grid modernization strategy and is now focused on helping utilities maximize the benefits gained by field data generated through various smart grid solutions.