Global Leader in Deployment of Non-Contact Power Line Monitoring Working with GridWise to Amplify Ongoing Effort to Secure the Future of the Grid
SOMERVILLE, Mass., July 7, 2021: LineVision announced today that it has joined the GridWise Alliance, a leading advocacy organization dedicated to a safe, reliable, and resilient power grid that delivers affordable electricity to consumers across the United States. The company joined several of its clients, including National Grid and Dominion Energy as a member of the Washington DC-based association.
“The GridWise Alliance offers an opportunity to work with like-minded peers, multiplying our collective knowledge, experience, and the benefits we each bring to the table,” said Hudson Gilmer, CEO of LineVision. “LineVision is committed to secure the future of our power grid and joining the GridWise Alliance puts us at the table alongside many industry thought leaders, including many of our utility clients and technology partners, who are dedicated to modernizing our existing grid infrastructure.”
The GridWise Alliance’s broad coalition of members are actively creating and deploying innovative solutions to optimize grid operations that benefit ratepayers, while also maintaining a critical focus on educating federal, state, and local regulators on the need for grid modernization and supporting their legislation. Among its services are a set of regularly updated industry best practices, and access to a wide array of resources. GridWise Alliance also hosts several educational forums, including the annual gridCONNEXT conference, bringing together world-class experts to explore and unleash innovations enabling the transition to a modern 21st century grid.
“As the only independent organization dedicated to advocating for and supporting a safe, secure, and resilient grid, we’re very pleased that LineVision has joined our team,” notes Karen G. Wayland, Ph.D., CEO of GridWise Alliance. “LineVision is a leader in leveraging the capability of the existing grid, and will be an important and valued contributor to the GridWise Alliance” she added.
LineVision provides electric utilities with the real-time monitoring and predictive analytics needed to secure the future of the grid. LineVision’s patented non-contact sensors collect critical information to unlock additional capacity on existing lines, provide insight into conductor health, and detect anomalies and risks. LineVision’s platform is rapidly deployed at scale without the need for scheduled outages, live line work, or specialized installation equipment. LineVision is helping our utility partners around the world lead the energy transition with enhanced grid flexibility, resilience, and security. For more information visit: www.LineVisionInc.com
About GridWise Alliance
The electric grid and its supporting infrastructure is the foundational component of an advanced digital economy. GridWise Alliance champions and supports the principles, policies, and investments needed to transform the electricity grid, by understanding the diverse perspectives and priorities of all stakeholders; crafting action plans and strategies that articulate the benefits of the changes required. For more information visit: https://gridwise.org/