GE Grid Solutions

Challenge More than 10% of power is lost from the distribution system due to inefficiencies, reducing system reliability and costing utilities millions in lost revenue. Additionally, utilities need to manage the complexities of new renewable energy usage, the regulatory requirements to reduce SAIDI (System Average Interruption Duration Index) /CAIDI (Customer Average Interruption Duration Index), and the challenges of scarce CAPEX to update an aging infrastructure with disparate and outdated systems. Solution GE’s broad range of distribution solutions provides greater visualization, control and automation for centralized and decentralized applications. Advanced analytical tools and distribution automation solutions are all connected by a secure communications network to provide the management and controls needed to minimize downtime. Fleet management solutions incorporating continuous online monitoring devices improve power system efficiency and reliability. Distribution