Wisely managing vegetation at the distribution level
Ever since the 2003 blackout, vegetation management has improved, largely due to FERC regulation. Still, improvement has been mostly in transmission. The “last mile” of distribution has not achieved maturity. The good news is that analytics infrastructure – monitoring, data access, analytics and operationalization – could bring more wisdom to managing distribution line vegetation.
To read more, go to Wisely Managing Vegetation at the Distribution Level, UAI Newsletter, February 2020.