Patents by Inventor Ravikanth C. Paruchuri

Ravikanth C. Paruchuri has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10180466
    Abstract: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a method for determining root causes of issues in an electrical grid. The method includes receiving local data from each of a plurality of meters. The local data may be indicative of voltage levels measured by the plurality of meters. The method also includes identifying abnormalities in the received local data. An abnormality is indicated by local data indicative of a voltage level that is outside of a predetermined range of acceptable levels. The method further includes associating each of the identified abnormalities with a respective meter and a geographic location of the respective meter and analyzing each of the identified abnormalities according to a predetermined set of evaluation factors to determine a root cause.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Southern Company
    Inventors: Robert D. King, Joshua Ashcraft, Jamie R. Meaders, Tommy Jamison, Jr., Ravikanth C. Paruchuri, Wesley M. Granade, Mitch A. Cason, Derl W. Rhoades, Brandon Lundy
  • Publication number: 20180210038
    Abstract: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a method for determining root causes of issues in an electrical grid. The method includes receiving local data from each of a plurality of meters. The local data may be indicative of voltage levels measured by the plurality of meters. The method also includes identifying abnormalities in the received local data. An abnormality is indicated by local data indicative of a voltage level that is outside of a predetermined range of acceptable levels. The method further includes associating each of the identified abnormalities with a respective meter and a geographic location of the respective meter and analyzing each of the identified abnormalities according to a predetermined set of evaluation factors to determine a root cause.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Robert D. King, Joshua Ashcraft, Jamie R. Meaders, Tommy Jamison, Jr., Ravikanth C. Paruchuri, Wesley M. Granade, Mitch A. Cason, Derl W. Rhoades, Brandon Lundy