November 15, 2018 — Today, Dr. Pablo Ruiz, CEO and CTO of NewGrid, discussed the topology optimization pilot study in Southwest Power Pool (SPP) at the SPP 2018 Technology Expo. The pilot study evaluated the performance and benefits of using topology optimization to support SPP business processes in operations and operations planning and to mitigate ice buildup on transmission lines during winter storms. The study analyzed complex historical system conditions and found significant reliability, market efficiency, and renewable utilization benefits in the application of topology optimization software.For more details, please see NewGrid News page or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 17 - Today, NewGrid CEO Dr. Pablo Ruiz discussed the use of topology optimization in support of ERCOT operations planning at the ERCOT DSWG meeting. ERCOT manages the flow of electricity to 24 million Texas customers – representing 90 percent of the state’s electric load. NewGrid Router is the first transmission topology optimization software package. The use of NewGrid Router during the annual ERCOT Constraint Management Plan review enabled the development of plans that improve grid reliability under outage events and streamlined the verification of previous plans.For more details, please see NewGrid News page or contact us at email@example.com.