2015 - EMEA Industry Session - Power Generation
The PI System for Wind Farm Operational Intelligence & Management
Mainstream RP generates over 330 MW of power in 4 continents. In 2012, the PI System was installed in the first wind farm.
This presentation outlines:
- The central role the PI System plays in a day-to-day wind farm operations management, Business Intelligence tool (real-time visuals, data analysis, notifications, forecasting and reporting tools).
- Integration with complimentary systems, primarily CMMS (Maintenance Management System) - Asset Framework structure, auto creation of work orders from PI Notifications and PI Analytics, and energy analysis via PI ODBC.
- Investor and internal confidence - PI System visualization available via company SharePoint site, demonstrating the ability to quickly show asset owners/investors of detailed monitoring of assets.
Mainstream Renewable Power
Alan McCarthy is the Generation Systems Manager for Mainstream RP, one of the world's leading developers of renewable energy projects. His primary responsibilities are the administration and development of the company's OSIsoft PI System and its CMMS system for the Operations and Maintenance phase. He has formerly held positions as the Asset Operations Manager for Ireland and Canada respectively.