Space Hazard Monitors
Space Hazard Monitors (SHMs) are custom built magnetometer installations designed to monitor local conditions that can lead to geomagnetically-induced currents (GICs). SHMs are fully off-grid, with built-in power and communications.
Given knowledge of an impending GIC event, there are many things that a utility operator can do to prepare their system. Federal resources may give early warning of solar activity, however, actionable information on the ground is necessary to make the decision to act on appropriate system posturing.
SHMs provide continuous real-time monitoring of local conditions and integrates with CPI's AVERT electric field model to provide the clearest insight currently available to localized real-time GMD hazard conditions.