The Outsized Role of Technology and Data for Managing Outages

Randy Bauer

Director of Operational Resources at Alliant Energy

Jared Gregory

Senior Manager of Electric Metrology Products at Sensus

Learning Objectives

On August 10, 2020 a Derecho ripped thru parts of Alliant Energy’s Iowa service territory taking down trees, ripping apart corn silos and peeling roofs off of buildings. After the winds had subsided, nearly 260,000 Alliant Energy customers across central Iowa were without power and left with nearly $7.5 billion in damage.