• Power and Utilities

    Power & Utilities

    1 out of 3 of Power & Utilities companies use the PI System

    The P&U industry is being pulled in many different directions. You're asked to expand service while reducing costs. Expand the role of renewables but achieve 100% reliability. Comply with increasingly strict industry and still compete successfully in the marketplace.

    The solution? For the majority of ISOs and RTOs in the U.S - plus 17 of the top 20 wind generation companies worldwide - it's the integration of enterprise-wide sensor-based real-time data, made possible by the PI System™.

    Value of enterprise-wide deployment. Learn more > Explore Business Solutions >

  • Industry Insights

    INDUSTRY CHALLENGES

    Power & Utilities

    Number 1

    Challenge:

    Ensure grid reliability and stability.

    Solution:

    CAISO, the operator for the bulk of California’s power grid, deploys PI System technology to:

    • run reliably, securely and efficiently
    • facilitate effective open markets that engage and empower consumers, diversify resources and reduce costs
    • meet California's policy target to integrate renewables, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and secure energy

    Number 2

    Challenge:

    Comply with increasingly complex environmental monitoring requirements in manned and unmanned stations located hundreds of miles away.

    Solution:

    Use PI System as an official environmental monitoring system for consistent and accurate data across all station. Leverage third-party PI System add-ons to address calculation and alarming requirements that meet new monitoring requirements.


    Bolster the Bottom Line See how operators are proactively managing their assets

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    Bolster the Bottom Line

    INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

    SDG&E
    Power & Utilities

    The Life of PI after marriage – Enterprise Agreements.

    INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

    Halifax Water
    Power & Utilities

    Leveraging the PI System in water loss control.

    INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

    CAISO
    Power & Utilities

    How the PI System supports California ISO 0perations and grid reliability.
    Partner Highlights

    INDUSTRY PARTNER

    Williams Energy

    Power & Utilities

    By using Process PluginTM with the calculation engine residing in the PI Asset Framework (PI AF), engineers at Williams Energy are now able to not only see all of the formulations but also modify them as needed. Process Plugins leverages all of the PI System's visualization technologies, allowing Williams Energy to maximize their PI System investment. PI Notifications is used to alert users of asset condition and performance anomalies based on the automated real-time calculations, providing an "extra set of eyes" on the process.