Same Network – New Problems
The distribution network is a huge asset, distributed over a wide area. Whilst much of this asset hasn’t changed for decades, the use of it is changing very rapidly. With the introduction of distributed energy resources (DERs), reduced budgets and high performance expectations a new paradigm shift has been required to address the growing challenges. Doing things the way they have been historically done is not enough – utilities now need data more than ever to make best use of their assets – both the physical assets and the people who manage and operate them.