Challenge and objective

  • Data from inspections and condition monitoring constitute large amounts of data.
  • Decisions based on technical condition must include risk and profitability analyses.

Work performed

  • Investigated the need for dashboards for visualizing the data base for maintenance and reinvestment decisions.
  • Described three cases that illustrate the importance of visualization.
  • A survey where 7 DSOs gave feedback on sketches of an imaginary dashboard and results from the case studies.

Significant results

  • Information on relevant tools for visualization.
  • Examples of dashboard elements based on Power BI‚Äč.
  • Visualization of results from a profitability analysis of reinvestment alternatives carried out in REPLAN.

Impact for distribution system innovation

  • Visualization adapted to decision-making needs is necessary to be able to utilize the large amount of data that describes the need for maintenance and reinvestment in distribution grids.

Susanne Sandell

WP1 Lead
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Susanne Sandell
WP1 Lead


Reference in CINELDI