ATLANTA, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr, a global leader in transforming the way energy is delivered and managed, has launched its Reliability Planner application. The application was developed in collaboration with utilities and is already working to improve grid reliability for over 2 million consumers.
As part of Landis+Gyr's Advanced Grid Analytics platform, Reliability Planner offers the ability to accurately calculate and display reliability performance indicators and measure improvement. It also helps utilities develop and justify reliability improvement programs that meet implementation timelines.
"This addition to our analytics suite is the result of partnering with utilities to develop technology that addresses specific industry challenges. Reliability Planner analyzes data from a variety of systems to provide recommendations and justifications for improving reliability performance metrics. The application was built to help utilities prioritize and strategically improve grid reliability planning in an accurate, efficient and cost-effective manner," said Soorya Kuloor, CTO of Landis+Gyr's Advanced Grid Analytics Solutions.
Reliability Planner supports the optimization of asset replacement and maintenance spending, providing more value for available budgets or to justify existing budgets. In addition, it delivers an analysis of past outages and mitigation options, allowing engineers and operators to better plan, anticipate and respond to network interruptions.
The comprehensive Advanced Grid Analytics platform offered by Landis+Gyr includes a full suite of applications that leverage existing smart grid investments to deliver actionable intelligence for elevating grid performance. Utilizing statistical and physics-based advanced algorithms, Landis+Gyr's analytics applications help extend asset life, improve reliability and restoration times, reduce losses, manage voltage and power quality issues, and integrate DER safely and effectively on the distribution system.
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering the broadest portfolio of products and services to address complex industry challenges, the company delivers comprehensive solutions for the foundation of a smarter grid including; smart metering, distribution network sensing and automation tools, load control, analytics and energy storage. Landis+Gyr operates in 31 countries across five continents as an independent growth platform of the Toshiba Corporation (TKY:6502) and is also 40% owned by the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ). With annualized sales of more than US$1.5 billion, the company employs 5,700 people with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at landisgyr.com
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