Transmission and distribution

Improve the operational performance and resilience of the grid. Increase your situational awareness. Monitor your networks remotely. Comply with government regulations. Transform your company into a smart utility.

  • 200+
    Transmission and Distribution grid operators worldwide rely on the PI System
  • 100%
    ISOs/RTOs in North America rely on the PI System
  • 40+
    largest investor-owned utilities in the U.S. use the PI System

The power of the PI System for transmission and distribution

The PI System collects data from any device and makes it available from edge to cloud. With the right data at your fingertips, your company can meet some of the most pressing challenges facing the T&D industry today.

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Operational performance

Improve situational awareness. Manage line load. Improve fault detection and restore service faster.

DTE Energy eliminated 500,000 customer outage minutes annually.

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Asset health

Monitor assets with a data management infrastructure. Prevent unplanned shutdowns. Troubleshoot problems in minutes. Save time and money with condition-based maintenance.

Alectra shifted from time-based to condition-based maintenance and improved overall equipment reliability.

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DER and renewable integration

Create flexible grid systems to accommodate renewable energy sources and bi-directional energy flow.

Western Power used PI Vision in its network operations center to manage low loads, bi-directional power flow, and reactive power generation.

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Grid resiliency

Create resilient grids by empowering your operators with the data they need to react to changing environmental conditions and fluctuating demand.

Peak Reliability used the PI Integrator for Esri® ArcGIS® to consolidate data and enable visual grid monitoring, providing critical situational awareness for rapid decisions.

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Real-time monitoring

Oversee grid functionality and monitor assets in real time with energy data analytics.

Energy Queensland collected real-time data on grid infrastructure, weather, and geographic features to create dynamic line ratings and manage power flows.

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Cost savings

Gain real-time insight into operations to improve performance and reduce costs.

Riverside "Smart City" expects to save $3 million in five years.

Our partners are experts who understand transmission and distribution 

Extend the PI System to meet your needs, from installation to advanced analytics and AI.

PI Core Ready Software

FogLAMP | Dianomic

FogLAMP uses a pluggable modular architecture to easily connect any/all sensors and IIoT devices, manage incoming operations data and forward it to historians (like OSIsoft’s PI System), enterprise systems and the cloud.

PI Core ready software


PowerRunner is an exceptionally efficient application that joins and delivers highly granular, real-time OT/IT data to support operational decision management for critical utility business processes.

Powered by PI System

PXiSE | Sempra Energy

Advanced Control Technology enables a modern, mixed resource, renewables-based grid of any size or complexity.

Registered System Integrator


SISCO helps PI System users create value with standards by providing solutions based on knowledge and experience that foster interoperability in unique and innovative ways.

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