Grid Software Solutions 2018 Americas User Conference Recap

June 07, 2018 by Patric Rayburn

Last week we welcomed hundreds of customers including ExelonPPL CorporationNew York Power Authority, Duke Energy Corporation and many more to our annual Americas User Conference held in Bellevue, Washington.  With 40% of the worlds electricity managed by GE software, we are in a unique position to share insights and experiences with our grid software customers, particularly at a time of tremendous industry disruption.  Click on the blog posts and videos below for a glimpse of the topics covered and visit to learn more about our suite of software offerings for the power sector.

Jim Walsh, CEO of our Grid Solutions business, shares why IIOT and renewables are energy’s new best friends.  


Madhuri Adettiwar, CDO for digital solar products, discusses Solar Asset Performance Management powered by digital twin technology and advanced machine learning.

Matt Schnugg, Grid Analytics Product Leader, blogs about the opportunity for utilities to measure impact using data science and “Training for the Outer Edge of Analytics.”


Matt also shared a video recap of a few key takeaways including the prevalence of data and data science in conversations as well as an openness of customers to share problems and pain points. 

Brenna Burns, VP of Commercial Operations for our Grid Solutions businesses blogs about “The Power of the Self-healing Grid

Kristen Sanderson, Quality & Customer Experience Leader, shares a few thoughts on how GE is partnering closely with customers to help solve unique challenges and realize the value of their systems.

Patric McElroy, Chief Software Engineer, shares his thoughts on cyber security and securing critical infrastructure

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