From left: Dr. Yulia Gel, Dr. Jie Zhang and electrical engineering doctoral student Roshni Anna Jacob demonstrated that their artificial intelligence system can automatically identify alternative power routes and then transfer electricity to users within milliseconds before an outage occurs.
University of Texas researchers
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Power lines after storm

After the Storm: Mission-critical outage management with the Sensus FlexNet communication network

Oct. 6, 2017
How proactive is your outage management strategy?

Imagine this scenario: a tornado super outbreak occurs leaving 400,000 customers without power and damaging more than 4,200 light poles and transmission system structures. The investor-owned utility and the surrounding community endured one of the costliest natural disasters in history. Every public service provider knows that an outage management strategy should account for business-critical use cases like outage duration, root cause analysis and false outages. And that strategy should be supported by a reliable, weather-hardened communication network.

Download the solution brief to understand the importance of having a network with redundant coverage, intelligent recovery, and data analytics during severe weather events. Having a reliable network in place frees your team to focus on what’s most important – getting power back to the community.

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