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Big Data Unleashes More Capacity

Dynamic monitoring and control of substations and power lines yields surprising results.

Many smart grid technologies are being installed on transmission and distribution systems around the world. They have improved the electric utility industry by adding to reliability, boosting availability, increasing power quality and reducing maintenance. These intelligent systems can be found everywhere, from the customer’s meter to the utility’s substation. But there is one portion of the grid that has not had much attention, or so it would seem.

Normally, the transmission and

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