Why Quantum Computing?

  • Increasing power sector uncertainties and large-scale power sector problems
  • Large amounts of real-time data
  • Traditional mathematics and computational tools have inadequate solutions to address these problems
  • Quantum computing redefines the problems and tools for solving these problems

Power Sector Applications

Problem domains within the utility industry which quantum computing addresses include:

  • Increased levels of customer participation
  • Opportunities in distributed energy resource integration and utilization
  • Optimal system scheduling
  • Contingency analysis
  • Power quality and reliability improvement
  • Forecasting
  • Asset management and system efficiency
  • Demand-side management
  • Electric vehicle studies
  • Smart distribution
  • Cybersecurity