Originally posted on 1 May 2023 | By Darrell Proctor

There are many reasons utilities and power plant operators need to enable advanced analytics to better utilize data. It could start with better load forecasting with real-time updates, supporting both power plant operations and the electricity grid.

Data also is important for operational efficiency, including the ability to be more proactive with maintenance, which can include ways to better anticipate threats to system performance and reliability. Detecting anomalies, along with stronger outage prediction and analysis of system loads, also is supported by the gathering of data.

Read the full article at Power Mag.