Helps Lede to control how much power they can supply through their grids to achieve higher effective capacity
Vicotee secures deal with Lede, one of Norway’s largest power grid owners, and will sensor up underground power grid cables in Tønsberg. Vicotee have already delivered sensor systems and cloud solutions to increase the efficiency of Lede’s power cables in Porsgrunn.
Efficient power grids utilize more of the available capacity and makes operations more economical and reliable, bringing the utility industry further towards a more sustainable future.
– For Lede, it is important to innovate and actively improve our distribution grids, a critical part of Norway’s infrastructure. With Vicotee we utilize the latest IoT technology, which opens new possibilities and supports the green shift thinking. Vicotee’ s sensors and cloud solution enable us to efficiently monitor and analyze our power grid cables to utilize the capacity, says Ørjan Bø, Senior Engineer at Lede.
Monitoring power cable temperatures
– We are grateful that our technology is being recognized by Lede. We are now looking forward to further supporting them with monitoring and analyzing their power cable temperatures. With our temperature sensor solution, we help Lede to control how much power they can supply through their grids to achieve higher effective capacity, says Leif Erik Havnen, CEO at Vicotee.
– Vicotee has long experience working with power infrastructures and is looking forward to seeing how our products and solutions can help Lede continue to be among the best-in-class power grid owners in Norway, Havnen adds.
A wide range of monitoring capabilities
Digitalization and smart sensor systems open new possibilities to analyze and streamline utility infrastructure.
– Vicotee’ s sensor platform has great flexibility with a wide range of monitoring capabilities such as thermal monitoring, vibrations monitoring, and leakage monitoring. For the utility industry, Vicotee’ s systems can be used to gain insight and knowledge about power stations, power cables, and switch boxes, Havnen emphasizes.
Lede is one of Norway’s largest power grid owners. The company distributes electricity to over 207,000 customers in Vestfold, Telemark and Svelvik. They are responsible for maintaining a reliable and effective distribution grid that is a critical part of Norway’s infrastructure.