Asset health management is becoming a strategic imperative for electric utilities faced with aging infrastructure and a retirement boom. Plus, in areas like the Sandy-ravaged Northeast and tornado-plagued regions, grid hardening is a major theme with regulators and ratepayers alike. So if you missed or want to revisit our Sept. 11 webinar on end-to-end asset health that featured experts from AEP, ABB and Ventyx, here’s your opportunity.
You can download a pdf of the presentation materials used in the webinar here. You may also want to read SGN Chief Analyst Jesse Berst’s introduction to the topic and how AEP and others are using it to step into the future here.
Scroll down to watch replays of the webinar. Note we’ve broken the webinar into four video segments for ease of viewing.
The panelists you’ll hear from include:
· Carey Schneider, Engineer, Asset Health Center, American Electric Power Company (AEP)
· Gary Rackliffe, VP Smart Grids North America, ABB, Inc.
· Chris Lemay, Product Manager, Ventyx
Part 1: Problems and the process
In this segment, moderator Jesse Berst, Chris Lemay and Gary Rackliffe provide an overview of the importance of asset health management for today’s utilities and key on some of the drivers and processes that contribute to being proactive.
Part 2: Challenges and solutions
Listen to this segment to hear Gary Rackliffe’s detail all of the necessary components of an end-to-end asset health solution.
Part 3: AEP’s journey
Don’t miss this segment where you’ll hear Carey Schneider discuss AEP’s real-world experiences, the utility’s Asset Health Center Diagnostic Monitoring and Analysis Program, plus some of the challenges they’ve faced on the road to achieving their asset health vision.
Part 4: Q&A
In this fourth and final segment the experts address a range of audience questions, from NERC/CIP challenges AEP faced to using the cloud and ROI timelines.
If you’d like to watch other webinar replays from the SGN Lessons from the Real World series, you can visit our webinar archives page here.