Hydro One, was presented with an Award of Excellence at ESRI Canada’s Regional User Conference in Thornhill. Hydro One Networks owns and maintains Ontario’s electricity transmission system and the distribution system that delivers electricity to homes and businesses. Alex Miller, President of ESRI Canada, presented the Award in recognition of Hydro One’s implementation of mobile GIS using ArcFM Designer. ESRI Canada presents Awards of Excellence annually to organizations and individuals across the country for their outstanding achievement in the application of GIS technology
Hydro One has implemented an Enterprise GIS solution that is used in many daily operations. With this current implementation of ArcFM Designer office staff and hundreds of field technicians will be able to conduct distribution network designs and cost estimates. This project represents a major change in the way information is collected and updated for Hydro One and will provide the basis for future asset data inventory and maintenance.