Utilities turning to digital twins to help with grid management
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- Mar 1, 2021 10:58 pm GMTMar 1, 2021 7:59 pm GMT
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The more that people who operate and maintain electric transmission and distribution grids can anticipate what’s going to happen to them, the better they can do their jobs.
That’s why some are starting to utilize digital twins to help them see how their grids will deal with a wide set of conditions and events.
A digital twin is “a digital replica of a physical asset, system, process or place that enables its remote monitoring and analysis throughout its lifecycle,” Johan Gout, the chief operating officer of Capture 3D Inc., wrote in a short article for SME.org.