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How UK utilities can benefit from the smart metering revolution

31 Oct, 2016 10:52 am

Before joining Capgemini Consulting in 2016, Bollack worked as a director at EY after joining the firm in 2006 as a senior manager. Prior to this he joined IBM in 2003 as a management consultant and before that he worked as a consultant at PwC from 1997. Between 1991 and 1997, Bollack worked as a management consultant for CSC. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from ISG and started his career at PAA as a consultant in 1989.

DNOs will be able to gain great visibility of power consumption patterns, demand levels and revenue flows by exploiting data from smart meters.

- Key organisational capabilities like scheduling and dispatch or grid control should be enhanced to take advantage of greater network visibility. As smart meter coverage increases towards saturation points in some areas, the data can be used alongside smart grid technologies and IoT to move towards automated asset control.

- In order to get the best out of real-time smart meter information, and to ensure successful integration and functioning of future analytics enhancements, DNOs should develop a full smart meter data strategy.

- DNOs can exploit smart meter data to better identify and justify capital investment decisions. To do this, you need enhanced asset management capability enabling the capital asset team to carry out research & development and to evaluate asset pilots based upon their impact on the grid.
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