Model, manage and accelerate the value of your connected network
Smallworld Asset Management
GE Digital’s Smallworld network-based GIS (Geographic Information System) offers utilities a single and connected view of their electric grid.Download the Utility Transformation ebook
GE's Electric Office (EO) helps utilities model network connectivity, design and build workflow management, and orchestrate infrastructure asset management challenges — throughout the entire network asset lifecycle. EO provides business applications for geospatial network modeling and design based on a proven geospatial network-based model — backed by over 25 years' of domain-specific expertise.
Electric Office is a proven, scalable solution with data quality and integrity enforced to support a fully connected, phase aware, network model that is the solid foundation for your grid modernization and network modeling needs.
Benefits of the Electric Office model
Electric Office models and manages location and connectivity of electric T&D network assets from generation through consumption and distributed energy resources.
Learn more about the benefits the latest Smallworld release brings for utilities and Telco operators. 5.3.0 delivers enhancements across our Smallworld product portfolio, including Electric, Gas, and Telecoms. See how you can further improve network reliability and operational efficiency, while reducing total cost of ownership.
Streamline design, data capture workflows, and get an accurate picture of your entire electric network to bring down the cost of end-to-end asset management.
With accurate and complete documentation of the asset network, you can substantially decrease time spent on network planning activities.
Reduce redundant network modeling efforts by up to 30% between GIS, EMS, ADMS, OMS, and improve cycle time for data quality by up to 50%.
Automate fault location, isolation and restoration mechanisms to increase the reliability of your network analysis.
Optimize design plans to ensure your network is built cost effectively, while considering various planning and design alternatives.
Increase the productivity of field data collection through integrated office and field activities using Mobile Enterprise and Network Update web solutions.
Smallworld Electric Office is natively interoperable with GE Digital’s ADMS, which means utilities can use one solution to get a complete view of their network. This fully connected experience allows them to seamlessly connect operational teams, reduce costs, and gain a single source of truth across the enterprise.
Many of the largest and most complex utilities in the world use GE's Smallworld GIS for modeling their transmission and distribution networks. With decades of industry-specific experience, we make it easy for utilities to standardize their products in a non-disruptive way, so they can take on the challenges of the energy transition.
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When you partner with GE for GIS utility expertise, you’ll give everyone access to a single source of data and common network view that ensures electrical integrity, network validity and network infrastructure management solutions. Smallworld Electric Office provides deep domain expertise with a proven network model solution and eliminates redundant business processes and error prone duplicate data maintenance across the enterprise.
A network model that keeps up with industry changes and is flexible is key. Having a vendor with a GIS solution that spans the end-to-end utility asset lifecycle ensures systems work together when new devices come to market.
Your network infrastructure is the foundation of your business, and key forces affecting the utility industry require a fully connected grid model, from distributed energy resources (DER) and storage, to local energy, smart meters and micro generation. Competing in the contemporary energy sector means addressing challenges, change, and disruption for the modern utility through advanced GIS utilities asset management.
Knowing what is constructed, how it is connected, and where you have DER and distributed generation will become even more important as these modern electric grid technologies proliferate across your network. Having a proven network-based geospatial model will reinforce your ability to address these technology and market challenges as you plan and design the evolution of your utility network.
Learn how GE Digital’s Smallworld GIS software can help achieve a single view of your network and improve productivity to help you reliably operate a stable grid.
Maintain the electric integrity of your network model from planning and design through construction and commissioning. All by sharing a consistent, network-based geospatial model across the enterprise.
Integrate seamlessly with your ADMS and provide control room and mobile field workers with consistent geospatial network information for augmented situational intelligence.
Use the value of your network-based geospatial model to address regulatory compliance and generate further value from advanced analytics, planning, forecasting, and machine learning.
Geospatial network modeling solutions for utilities from GE provide you with a consistent and shared view of the network, which gives timely frame of reference to your rapidly evolving modern grid. With geospatial network connectivity context, intelligent network analytics augment the overall value of the data being managed through network orchestration and collaborative data governance.
In this on-demand webinar, GE presents how integrating a utility's ADMS and GIS systems enables Network Model Orchestration and, with Native Interoperability, how GE’s end-to-end Distribution solutions can drive more value from your network model data and reduce total cost of ownership.
When integrating GIS and ADMS electric utilities are particularly challenged by data issues, namely data quality and the business process around getting data into the network model and keeping it clean.
Hear from David Beasley, Solution Architect at Energy Queensland and Matthew Kennedy, Project Manager at Top Energy about their companies’ journey to optimize the integration between their ADMS and GIS to deliver a single source of truth across the enterprise—a consistent and shared network model representing the as-built and as-operated statuses.
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