Gartner Research

Expand Utility Analytics to Optimize Your Grid

Published: 05 February 2015

ID: G00273598

Analyst(s): Randy Rhodes

Summary

Expanded use of smart meters and grid sensors is producing the data necessary to transform the energy industry. Utility CIOs need to take full advantage of analytics to optimize this increasingly complex grid.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Increasing grid operational complexity is creating the need for utility CIOs to adopt advanced analytics
  • Analytic tools will expand the role of BI and create new challenges and opportunities for utility CIOs
  • As industry IT and OT vendors add new analytic capabilities, utility CIOs must re-evaluate their strategy
    • Grid Operations
    • Asset Performance
    • Load Research

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