Implementing smart digital solutions for power and water management

Author(s) T. Olason, F. Welt
2021 Power of Water Technical Conference and Tradeshow


Hatch (formerly Acres) has a long history of world-class simulation and optimization of power and water resource systems

1970s developed and applied Acres Reservoir Simulation Package (ARSP)

ARSP implementations over 30+ years

Vista Decision Support System (Vista DSS) developed in 1990s through present time

Diverse implementations of Vista DSS and continuous evolution

Optimization and Economic Benefits: Potentially of the order of 1% to 5%

Assist planners, schedulers and operators in investigating alternate scenarios

Training of new staff