Schweitzer Drive Podcast

Solving Recloser High-Density Coordination Challenges: Innovation That Keeps the Power On

As communities grow, the distribution systems bringing power into neighborhoods are becoming more complex. Utilities are increasingly focused on efficiently managing this complexity while solving new challenges—like the addition of distributed energy sources, including microgrids, rooftop solar, and battery storage. In this episode, Dave Whitehead talks with distribution system expert John Thorne about the innovative ways he and the team at Alabama Power are dramatically reducing the number of customers experiencing power outages.