Genscape Joins WATT Coalition to Help Utilities Get More Out of the Electric Grid

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Coalition Informs Regulators, Grid Operators, and Transmission Owners on the Benefits of Advanced Transmission Technologies

We've been encouraged by the support from regulators, grid operators, and transmission owners. We see an important role for WATT to engage these groups and inform them about the compelling benefits of advanced transmission technologies. - Hudson Gilmer, Vice President of Power Sales at Genscape.

Genscape is excited to announce that is has joined the newly formed Working for Advanced Transmission Technologies (WATT) Coalition as a founding member. The coalition brings together an array of companies and stakeholders with the goal of cost-effectively increasing the capacity and reliability of the existing transmission grid through the adoption of new advanced grid technologies.

The coalition members announced the group’s creation at a recent Dynamic Line Ratings (DLR) workshop on November 7, 2017, hosted by Idaho National Laboratory.

"We've been encouraged by the support from regulators, grid operators, and transmission owners. We see an important role for WATT to engage these groups and inform them about the compelling benefits of advanced transmission technologies," said Hudson Gilmer, Vice President of Power Sales at Genscape.

“Genscape’s LineVision® system, a transmission line monitoring and dynamic line rating solution, is one such innovative grid technology,” added Jonathan Marmillo, Director of Business Development for LineVision at Genscape. “LineVision offers a non-contact method to increase a transmission line’s capacity with dynamic line ratings by using forecasted line rating models and real-time, ground based sensor measurements. It is flexible, relocatable, easily installed without outages, and ideally suited to provide rapid transmission line monitoring and congestion relief.”

About WATT

WATT is a coalition of companies interested in bringing technology solutions to the U.S. electric transmission system to improve reliability and efficiency for American citizens and businesses. Read about the opportunities for these technologies and WATT’s plans: https://watttransmission.files.wordpress.com/2017/11/introducing-watt-presentation.pdf. Rob Gramlich, President of Grid Strategies LLC, is serving as the Executive Director. http://www.watt-transmission.org/

About Genscape
Genscape is the leading global provider of real-time data and intelligence for commodity and energy markets, driven to improve market transparency and efficiency. Genscape delivers innovative solutions across a number of asset classes including: Oil, Power, Natural Gas and LNG, Agriculture, Petrochemical and NGLs, Maritime, and Renewables. Genscape clients often gain important insights, improve risk management, or increase operational efficiency. For more information, please visit: http://www.genscape.com

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