Digital Grid Modernization Has Reached a Tipping Point
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In the first quarter of 2021, 47 states and the District of Columbia took actions related to grid modernization. More than 500 measurable actions were taken, offering hope to industries hamstrung by legacy systems.
Power-quality issues cost U.S. businesses as much as $188 billion annually. Better data driven by better grid technology can mitigate those problems. For example, the integration of optical sensors enables the delivery of real-time information about voltage sags and surges, ensuring high power quality and critical load reliability.
This infographic by Micatu, a leading provider of next-generation optical sensing technology, sheds light on some of the country’s most pressing concerns and grid modernization solutions. Key points include:
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