Achieving High Performance In Smart Grid Data Management

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Today's energy utilities are confronted with an array of challenges unprecedented in their scale and scope, ranging from capital constraints to geopolitical concerns over carbon emissions and regional market competitiveness, an aging workforce and uncertainties in energy demand. At the same time, the utilities industry is challenged to exceed rising customer expectations efficiently and cost effectively, while also reducing economic losses from power outages and quality issues - events that currently cost the US utilities industry alone approximately $188 billion per year.