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Integrated vegetation management


40,000+ employees

9,000 MEUR

Project overview

A cutting edge solution to improve grid efficiency, safety, and predictability

As a result of climate change, utilities have to cope with high-intensity weather phenomena (violent winds, drought, storms, etc.), leading to large-scale power failures or deadly events such as the Campfire fire in California in 2018, which was triggered by a faulty component on the network and amplified by a severe drought and very violent winds.

All these incidents have one common denominator: vegetation near power lines. Managing vegetation is therefore proving to be one of the most critical tasks for utilities, at a time when electricity production is becoming increasingly decentralized, creating additional pressure on the network. Given the scale of the task, it represents staggering operating costs.

The transition from reactive to preventive behaviors for vegetation management is necessary for the maintenance of transmission and distribution lines. It becomes even more important in the context of climate change.


reduction in trimming costs
accuracy for risk assessment

Project highlights

Smart data ingestion

Our data integration platform effortlessly handles the influx of unstructured data from diverse sources, including cloud object storage like AWS. It automates the process of transforming and contextualizing these data streams, ultimately creating a unified state representation that fuels our visualization, system state updates, and AI model inputs, all in a streamlined manner.

Automated risk calculation

Our cutting-edge software offers a range of automated capabilities, including Lidar classification, vegetation extraction from aerial imagery, vectorization of power lines, and encroachment analysis based on user-defined risk classification in both 2D and 3D dimensions. Furthermore, our system employs incremental learning to continuously improve and adapt, ensuring accurate and efficient results for your evolving needs.

Work order management

Our integrated system streamlines the process by automatically generating work order zones as an additional layer, allowing for the efficient aggregation of risk levels at the work order level. This enables us to create a task list that optimizes both risks and costs, ensuring a more effective and cost-efficient workflow.

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