March 20, 2019 — Today, Dr. Pablo Ruiz, NewGrid’s CEO, and Jay Caspary, Southwest Power Pool (SPP) Director of Research, Development and Tariff Services, discussed the results of a transmission topology optimization pilot conducted by SPP Operations. The presentation highlighted case studies evaluated during the pilot in which switching actions of existing assets eliminated transmission congestion by routing power to alternative paths with lower utilization.For more details, please see NewGrid News page or contact us at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.