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June 15, 2024

Electric grid regulators tell DOE that AI can assist in preventing blackouts, aid planning

By Rick Weber / June 11, 2024

The North American Electric Reliability Corp. is telling the Department of Energy that artificial intelligence can assist in planning for future bulk-power construction projects and predicting severe weather storms to prevent potential blackouts.

“Artificial intelligence could help enhance planning of the power system. Generation expansion planning, power system reliability, transmission expansion planning, and reactive power planning through the use of adaptive modeling could all be improved with the application of artificial intelligence to the data analysis and result assessment,” the...

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