Weather-related outages cost the U.S. economy $18-$33 billion per year. Climate changes today is bringing more severe weather year-round in every region, while also making ordinary weather patterns less predictable. Unfortunately, even the advance notice utilities receive of upcoming severe weather often is not specific enough for optimal preparation. Thereby, leading to costly outages, wasted mitigation, declining reliability scores, damaged customer trust, and increased public and regulatory scrutiny. What if we tell you there is a way to enhance outage prediction and prevention?
This playbook explains how data-driven, timely, AI-augmented situational intelligence helps utilities minimize risks to people, assets, and the bottom line – while enhancing customer service and speeding power restoration.