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2022 - AVEVA World San Francisco - Power and Electric Utilities
Fire Safety Outage Management at Chelan County using Risk Mitigation and Forecast Alerts
Wildfires are an increasing risk to transmission and distribution utilities in the American West and around the world. At Chelan County Public Utility District in Washington State, our Fire Safety Outage Management group leverages available fire data and expert analysis along with forecasts and notifications to make informed, data-driven decisions about fire mitigation strategies and risk. In this presentation we will discuss our risk assessments, mitigation plan, and how the PI System integrates data sources, analyses, and digital notification systems in production today. We will discuss the PI System has many benefits and helps give the Fire Safety Outage Management group advance notice of when to consider public safety power shutoffs.
Chelan County PUD
Peter Vanney is a Data Analyst/Data Scientist/Statistician for the Chelan County Public Utility District in Wenatchee, Washington, USA. He is currently working on machine learning models, forecasting river conditions, dispatch models, and condition-based maintenance schedules. Peter’s favorite programming language is R, and he joined the PUD in 2018. In his current role, Peter works to bridge the gaps between IT, OT, Engineering, and the Senior Management Team.