Energy & Power
Transmission & Distribution
Schneider Electric integrates weather intelligence in ArcFM Responder
By Renée Francoeur
July 21, 2015 – Schneider Electric has integrated its patented weather capabilities into the ArcFM Responder outage management system, enabling utilities to visualize near real-time weather events overlain on network asset data.
The company says the combination allows the utility to correlate weather impacts on their assets, stage crews to better respond to weather events while ensuring their safety, and determine which sections of their system are at the greatest risk for damage.
With the integration of weather in ArcFM Responder, Schneider Electric said utilities can take a more proactive approach to identify infrastructure weaknesses, reduce restoration times following outages caused by storms or other weather-related failures, and, ultimately, increase customer satisfaction.