The veteran employee is the named company’s outstanding contributor

NEW YORK, November 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Con Edison has received awards from PA Consulting for providing reliable electrical services and developing new technologies.

The company won the 2022 ReliabilityOne® Award for Outstanding Reliability Performance in the Northeast Metro Service Area and the Outstanding Technology & Innovation award.

Furthermore, Thomas Karakatsanis, chief engineer of Con Edison’s Engineering and Planning group, won PA Consulting’s Outstanding Contributor to Reliability Award. Karakatsanis, known throughout the company as “Tommy K.”, has been with Edison since 1987.

“Our success in maintaining an industry-leading secure and reliable service for our customers would not be possible without the dedication and hard work of our employees,” he said. Shakira Wilson, Con Edison Vice President, Engineering and Planning. “We continue to focus on our commitment to clean energy and support our customers in meeting their climate goals with robust energy efficiency programs.”

“Grid sustainability continues to be an important issue that the industry needs to take more seriously,” Gregg Edeson and Derek HasBrouck, co-directors of PA Consulting’s ReliabilityOne® program, said in a statement. “This year we celebrate utilities that provide high levels of reliability and resiliency by integrating clean energy resources and a greater diversity of clean resources into their operations. Congratulations to Con Edison for his clean energy efforts.”

All utilities that manage dense electricity distribution networks in North America are eligible to be considered for the ReliabilityOne® Award for Outstanding Service in a Metro Region. There are eight regional awards for Metro service, including Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Plains, Mountains, West, Southeast, and Southwest.

The selection of interim recipients is based primarily on statistics measuring the frequency and duration of customer outages that occur on each company’s electric delivery system.

After the selection of interim recipients, each company undergoes a certification process that provides an independent review and confirmation of the policies, processes and systems used to collect, analyze and report a company’s reliability results.

Con Edison won the Outstanding Technology & Innovation Award for the development of advanced supervisory control and data acquisition, also known as SCADA. This technology provides operators with greater visibility into system health and allows them to proactively reconfigure the interconnect to efficiently route power when other equipment is out of service.

Con Edison is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. [NYSE: ED]one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the nation, with approx $14 billion in annual revenue e 66 billion dollars in goods. The utility supplies electricity, natural gas and steam and serves 3.5 million customers CNY And Westchester County. Through Consolidated Edison Inc.’s subsidiary, Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, the company is the second largest owner of solar energy projects in North America.

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PA Consulting’s ReliabilityOne® awards are presented to electric utilities that provide their customers with the highest levels of reliability in the industry. PA Consulting’s ReliabilityOne® study is based on industry-standard reliability statistics that measure the frequency and duration of power outages. ReliabilityOne® participants averaged 35% fewer sustained outages, and outages were 50% less than the average US investor-owned utility. PA Consulting has been analyzing the performance of electric utilities since 1987. For more information about PA Consulting, visit www.paconsulting.com/energy.



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