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Parsons Adds Resilience to Wildfire Mitigation and Utility Infrastructure Protection

June 16, 2020
Grid Armor supplies utility companies with predictive analytics of data from the weather, conductors, video and vegetation.

Parsons Corporation announced Grid Armor, a predictive resiliency solution that helps utility companies improve operational efficiency and better respond to and prevent potential catastrophic events, such as wildfires and major power outages. Using artificial intelligence and machine learning, Grid Armor collects real-time data from weather, conductors, video and vegetation and provides simple, meaningful and actionable information to help utilities better maintain the grid.

"Electric utilities are facing changing regulations, intensifying weather patterns, aging infrastructure and mounting costs for grid maintenance and repair," said Jon Moretta, executive vice president, industrial market for Parsons. "At Parsons, we are dedicated to delivering a better world through innovative technology. Grid Armor, gives utilities the information they need to efficiently and effectively improve grid resilience and keep the power on for their customers."

Grid Armor gathers data from Parsons' PeARL 3D aerial imaging system, real-time overhead power line health monitoring, as well as video, weather and sensor inputs. The proprietary software scrubs the data and provides predictive analytics through a dashboard that allows utilities to visualize the data and act where needed to mitigate damage from earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes and other storms that can lead to outages and even wildfires.  

To learn more about Grid Armor, visit  

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