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2019 accelerator finalist: Oakville Hydro

Our innovation is: "progressive, transformative, evolutionary"

— Scott Mudie, Chief Operating Officer, Oakville Hydro

Organization: 
Oakville Hydro

Finalist category: 
The accelerator

Industry: 
Energy

What problem is the innovation trying to solve?

"Households and businesses rely heavily on electricity for the most basic of functions. Unanticipated outages can cause major inconvenience for some, lost revenue for others. Utilities need innovative real-time solutions to respond to power outages. Distributed grid intelligence is an imperative part of delivering the convenience of reliable power."

— Scott Mudie, Chief Operating Officer, Oakville Hydro

The innovation:

"Oakville Hydro’s key innovative solution involved implementation and application of a highly complex distributed grid intelligence for the electrical network. Through advanced sensors, this network automatically responds to changing electrical grid conditions without manual intervention, restoring electricity to customers in seconds."

— Scott Mudie, Chief Operating Officer, Oakville Hydro

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