Managing the Power Grid using Maps, Real-time Data and Rosetta Stones
Track: Electric Utilities
Authors: Dayna Aronson
Managing the western half of the North American Power Grid and being responsible for its reliable operation is a challenging mission. Peak receives tens of thousands of measurement and status data points from the Grid every minute. Turning all of that data into actionable information that Grid Operators need to perform their function is critical. Visualization of that information in its geographical context provides valuable situational awareness so Operators can ensure the power stays on!