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Enabling Flexible, Efficient Transmission Operations

Learn how transmission operators can better forecast overhead line capacity and operate more flexibly with big, contextualized data and advanced dynamic line rating capabilities.

In this webinar

December 16th, 2020
3pm - 4pm (CST) / 10pm - 11pm (CET)

In the US, transmission congestion costs $6 billion a year. This has significant implications for grid reliability, generation dispatch, and asset utilization, where suboptimal and inefficient operation trickles down to consumers through higher costs. But as data and analysis becomes more ubiquitous in grid operations, new line rating techniques can improve the day-ahead forecast accuracy of line capacity, leading to more effective use of existing infrastructure.

Join WindSim and Cognite in this webinar to discuss the emerging challenges of the industry and how dynamic line rating, enabled by a contextualized data foundation, will be instrumental in improving transmission operations.

This webinar will:

  • Uncover how WindSim is addressing key industry pain points with their unique approach to dynamic line rating and show how value is delivered at scale.
  • Explain how WindSim benefits from Cognite’s comprehensive industrial data operations and contextualization platform that makes data available, meaningful, and valuable.
  • Discuss the goals and preliminary results of the New York Power Authority's pilot initiative to leverage dynamic line rating as a key input to their forecasting solution.


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Charlton Clark

Charlton I. Clark, VP Business Development, Windsim

Charlton I. Clark oversaw research and development related to wind energy integration, large scale power system modeling, development of continental-scale wind resource modeling, and the underlying technology that has led to the development of WindSim Power Line. Clark also served as a member of the Grid Modernization Initiative, as well as, its predecessor the Grid Tech Team, and the International Energy Agency's Wind Annex Task 25.

Jake Gentle

Jake P. Gentle, Infrastructure Security, Idaho National Laboratory

Jake P. Gentle is a Program Manager and senior power systems engineer for Idaho National Laboratory. He develops technology and provides technical oversight by coordinating state-of-the-art and innovative solutions for several federal departments and agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Energy, Defense, and Homeland Security, and various electric power industry partners. Gentle has been the INL Laboratory Relationship Manager to the Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) for more than seven years.

Francois Laborie

Dr. Francois Laborie, President, Cognite North America

Francois Laborie runs Cognite's operations in North America, including offices in Houston and Austin, Texas. Previously, he managed Cognite’s overall marketing activities as Chief Marketing Officer. He spent the preceding 11 years with software company Vizrt, where he served as COO and CCO, responsible for all commercial and operational activities. Laborie has a Ph.D. from the Toulouse Computer Science Research Institute.

Gabe Prado

Gabe Prado, Product Marketing Director, P&U

With eight years in the industrial test and measurement industry and three years working with energy customers to deploy ML and advanced analytics solutions, Gabe Prado has seen firsthand the challenges that major industrial companies face when they can’t map the right data to their digital applications. At Cognite, he aims to help customers understand the challenges with their data infrastructure and identify how it can best be applied to solve problems across the Power & Utilities value chain.