Why, how power distribution planning must change (DistribuTECH 2014 video)

Published: Mon 03 Mar 2014
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There's a new way of doing power distribution planning -- one that accounts for advanced strategies such as distributed and "non-controllable" generation, demand response, energy storage and more.

Last week at DistribuTECH, Hugo Bashualo (Senior Manager at Siemens Power Technologies International) presented a paper that covered why and how distribution planning needs to change, and the steps necessary to yield that change. (See video below.)

A key part of achieving these goals is to base distribution planning on actual measurements. The Siemens Smart Grid Diagnostic Kit can help utilities determine which measurements to focus on.

More about Siemens at DistribuTECH 2014.

Watch the video here at Smart Grid Watch Blog.