Power of Grid Monitoring

Energy Webinar Series

The Power of Grid Monitoring: From Challenge to Solution

November 7th 2023, 11 AM EST

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In the world of energy, time is money and every second counts. The intricate web of power lines, transformers, and substations that make up our power grids is a lifeline for society, but it's also a delicate balancing act. Any disruption can have far-reaching consequences both financially and operationally.


One of the most significant pain points for electric utilities has been the lengthy time it takes to locate faults in the grid. This issue not only affects a utility's bottom line but also impacts the reliability of the power supply to consumers.


The key to keeping the power on lies in effective grid monitoring. Smart grid solutions enable fast and accurate detection of faults and weak connections. By swiftly identifying and addressing grid issues, you can significantly reduce downtime and associated costs.

Learn from our Grid Monitoring experts:

  • The challenges confronting today's power grid and their impact on reliability.
  • How fault current indication can dramatically reduce SAIDI, saving both time and money for utilities.
  • Real-life applications that accelerate underground and overhead fault location.
  • Solutions to enhance operator safety through advanced voltage monitoring.
  • Technologies to improve asset management through predictive failure signals.

Our presenters

Frank Drumm

Frank Drumm

General Manager, Grid Monitoring

Frank heads TE Connectivity's extended grid monitoring offering enabled by the recent acquisition of Kries, German pioneer in smart grid systems. With nearly 25 years of experience in General Management, Product Management, and R&D, Frank has driven innovations across utility and industrial applications.

Robert Roy

Robert Roy

Smart Grid Consultant for North America

Before joining TE Connectivity, Robert enjoyed a long career at CenterPoint Energy in Houston, TX. He has provided many companies with vision and direction on smart grid development, including 20 years of Substation Engineering working on protective relaying and SCADA projects.