Informed Infrastructure

smarter-cities-discussion-forum-1jpg

Application

Geospatial Data to Play Major Role in Smart Grid Technology

Print Friendly

Over the next five years, geospatial data will make significant inroads in the field of utilities, according to a report from Pike Research. Nearly all of this growth will come thanks to the emergence of smart grid technologies and the critical need for geospatial solutions to support and enable these innovations.

“Until recently, complexity and quality issues surrounding geographic data have constrained utility adoption of GIS technology,” research director Bob Gohn said. “But the success of the smart grid revolves around [a multifaceted] matrix, and having all these aspects operating in concert, driven off of the same data sources, is a mission-critical requirement.”

Read more via PTFS

Tagged , , ,

Share this post.

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>