William McEvoy, industry principal for power & utilities at OSIsoft, presents the analytics surrounding DERs, and how a data infrastructure makes it easy for customers and their entire communities, to engage and help solve the world’s most significant energy challenges.

Unlocking the value of data can only be achieved with effective and easy-to-use tools that simplify the complexities surrounding Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) and their interconnectivity.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • How successful integration of DER technology with their data sources help visualise a holistic overview of the environmental, technological, and financial goals.
  • New data efficiency strategies help reduce the need for fossil-based energy resources and speed up utility system upgrades
  • Best practices allowing utilities to securely interact with grid edge devices such as batteries, solar inverters, and EV chargers.

Presenter:

William McEvoy is a global industry principal with OSIsoft covering transmission, distribution, smart grid, and distributed energy resources.

Bill spent thirty-four years’ working in the utility and information technology profession at Eversource Energy formerly Northeast Utilities. With his last role as the director of IT – business solutions – real-time systems for Eversource Energy.

He is still an active participant on several industry committees associated with smart grid, DERs and cybersecurity. William has a strong understanding of the principles of IT as related to utility business systems processing along with a strong understanding of the transmission, distribution, gas, and generation business processes. He also was the programme director for over eight transmission, distribution and gas control centers for Eversource during his career.

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