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Severe weather is the leading cause of electric power outages causing widespread damage to distribution systems and, in extreme weather events, can cause catastrophic damage to transmission systems. Real-time localized data from Earth Networks is the missing piece in outage forecast modeling. We provide advanced weather intelligence so utility companies can efficiently mobilize resources to reduce restoration time, while communicating more accurately with affected customers. 

Find out why major utilities turn to Earth Networks. Read our Overview: Utility Solutions from Earth Networks

WATCH: Presentation by Jorge Calzada, at Weathering the Storm: Moving Forward on Regional Resiliency, held March 7-8, 2014, in Boston by The Council of State Governments/Eastern Regional Conference. 

Video courtesy of The Council of State Governments/Eastern Regional Conference. The  full-length version available atWeathering the Storm

 

 

Need

Benefit

  • Live weather data provides the validation and correlation needed to build an accurate outage model. 
  • By delivering weather data with pinpoint accuracy to help identify the time and location of an outage, Earth Networks enables dramatic improvements in forecast modeling, preparation, and recovery -- resulting in shorter outage times and reduced costs.
  • Severe weather can compromise the safety of crews in the field.
  • Earth Networks products and services provide visualization and alerting tools enabling quick and thorough evaluation of existing and potential weather conditions that impact the safety of customers and employees.
  • Meteorological services are also available to assist utility companies with model and forecast analysis, as well as other customized alerting and briefing services.