How modern GIS can help utilities to keep the power on!
- Aug 22, 2019 10:22 am GMT
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In the utility industry, power outages have been a critical problem. Due to storms and other severe weather conditions, it possesses a significant cause of system downtime. “Even a few days without power can cause huge economic loss, whereas households and industrial processes become vulnerable to prolonged periods without power.” What if utilities could predict and plan for future outages in advance and prevent downtime? Modern GIS is now powered by location Intelligence, predictive analytics with IoT/GoT, cloud and mobile technologies and form a System of insight, through deployment of such solution utilities companies can identify assets health and early warning of possible outages through proactively responding storms and other severe weather conditions, which would enable multifaceted operations intact and keep their customers happy ultimately.
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