GE Renewable Energy harnesses the earth’s most abundant resources – the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun and the force of water; delivering green electrons to power the world’s biggest economies and the most remote communities. With an innovative spirit and an entrepreneurial mindset, we engineer energy products, grid solutions and digital services that create industry-leading value for our customers around the world.

Cédric Bureau is the global product & growth leader for digital hydro solutions, part of GE Renewable Energy’s digital services portfolio. He joined this position in 2017 to launch this new product line, which uniquely combines GE’s OEM expertise and digital technologies, to support hydro power producers in addressing the multiple challenges they are facing. Since then, he has been working closely with early-adopters on enhancing the maintenance and replacement strategy of their aging hydro plants and on enabling more flexible operations. Today, well-known hydro industry leaders such as BC Hydro, EDP, ENEL, and Exelon are benefiting from GE’s digital solutions.

Previously, Cédric worked 9 years at Engie, the French utility, where he took part to another digital venture related to demand side management. He holds an engineering degree from the Ecole Polytechnique, France, and a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.

High-level content of the presentation:

Hydro Context
GE Hydro’s Asset Performance Management
Some References & Case Studies