One Year of Using Big Data and Cloud Computing to Improve Reliability at Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative


This case study will describe how cloud computing was leveraged to process large amounts of AMI sensor data to automatically detect outages and restoration events to improve distribution reliability, reduce cost, and improve member satisfaction. Platte-Clay’s experience will be highlighted, including integration with its outage management system and the details of the benefits derived.


  • Michael Daniels – Director, Product Management, Software – Aclara
  • Ashley Dinwiddie – Staff Engineer – Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative