De-Risking Grid Automation

Modernizing the Electric Power Grid through Distributed Energy Resource (DER) integration has been a costly, time consuming, and demanding effort.

A novel Robotic State Engine™ introduces OpenEDGE™ hardware and software integration independence, enabling transparent DER insertion by automating the integration process in an industry-standard, open-architecture framework.

Convergence

GridPathway has developed a public /private stakeholder coalition that will accelerate grid modernization by reducing risks and lowering costs.

Global Opportunity

GridPathway enables a new grid modernization marketplace that will be worth several trillion dollars, fulfilled by a multi-generational, open architecture product family.

Transparent Insertion

GridPathway introduces intelligent distributed control that will manage dynamic, plug-and-play DER insertion.

The Problem

Grid Overload

The U.S. electric power grid transmits high-voltage, bulk power from central generation sources to over 70 thousand substations which distribute medium-voltage power into 140 million low-voltage customer meters, and then into 1.5 billion building circuits.

Our legacy electric power grid cannot keep pace with residential, commercial, industrial, digital, and transportation demand growth that is projected to triple by 2050, while at the same time transitioning from away fossil fuels into renewable energy resources.

GridPathway provides a risk-mitigated modernization architecture, accelerating an incremental transformation that will allow the grid to keep pace with both growth and transitioning requirements.

Integrated Modernization

GridPathway provides the best practice grid modernization model:

  • Business Architecture: Provides required foundation to inform, guide and direct technology and stakeholder architecture development.
  • Technology Architecture: Provides viable power grid substation digitization that will encapsulate multiple upstream legacy controls, converging them into a downstream wireless edge control network with end-state integrity that is robotically enforced.
  • Stakeholder Architecture: Provides an incremental modernization framework that will drive a public /private partnership, leveraging a new high-tech open-platform provider whose success will be enhanced through strong alliances with labor and government.

What We Offer

OpenEDGE Product Architecture

  • Integrated Modernization Model Introduces a Novel Robotic State Engine (RSE)
  • Uniquely Provides Edge Integration Independence, Enabling Risk Reducing Transparent Technology Insertion
  • Enhances Customer Value, Regulatory Reform, and Ease of Use
  • Ensures Backward Compatibility and Future-Proof Deployment

OpenDER™

Enables transparent DER insertion by automating the integration process in an industry-standard, open-architecture framework.

OpenSENTRY™

Introduces wide area situational awareness that will utilize look-ahead perception to launch an anticipatory response that is enhanced by distributed machine learning resources.

OpenFBW™

Introduces “fly-by-wire” (FBW) robotic operability where closed-loop edge automation will improve productivity while remaining under tiered levels of human guidance and over ride.

OpenOT™

Introduces network integration framework that will manage state integrity between legacy grid, emerging open grid, emerging IoT-based edge device, and other desired control paradigms.

Outcomes

Grid Modernization

GridPathway OpenEDGE modernization architecture will accelerate the transition from centralized to needed intelligent distributed control, creating a more reliable, affordable, sustainable, agile, secure, and resilient power grid:

OpenDER

Increases grid reliability and stability by enabling operators to transparently manage the distributed system integration of a spiraling renewable energy and transportation electrification installed base.

OpenSENTRY

Provides wide area situational awareness across operating domains, launching anticipatory responses to assure end-to-end state management integrity (i.e., reducing unplanned outages, shaving peak loads, repelling threats from nature or bad actors, enabling micro-islanding, staying ahead of market conditions, and related mission critical activities).

OpenFBW

Elevates function-based operator input commands into high-level “fly-by-wire” goal commands (similar to autonomous driving) where the robotic system seamlessly interworks between domains, generating low-level function commands optimized by tiered error mitigation.

OpenOT

Encapsulates vertically integrated operating silos to eliminate fragmentation by allowing operators to mix-and-match a wide variety of edge control paradigm choices on an edge-node by edge-node basis.

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De-Risking Grid Automation

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