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Power Generation Systems

Power Plant Automation, SCADA, and Control Systems

Power Generation Systems

Maximize Reliability and Reduce Total Costs

As a power provider, your goal is to reliably and cost effectively produce electricity.

You need to improve operational efficiencies despite aging assets. You have to address increasing environmental regulations. Yet you have to meet these demands with a shrinking pool of resources and experienced workers.

We have the technology and solutions to mitigate the potential risks that are associated with these challenges. We can help you adapt to the changing landscape of electricity generation through a broad portfolio that:

  • Enhances efficiency
  • Optimizes plant operations
  • Reduces emissions
  • Avoids unplanned downtime
  • Provides the lowest total cost of ownership

We offer integrated process control, motor control, safety, and information solutions in one open, scalable architecture. This provides complete plant-wide control for conventional or renewable energy generation.


Solutions for Power Plant Automation

Biomass

As the adoption of biomass as a fuel source gathers pace globally, so does the need for flexible control systems. With various feedstocks being used, your ability to adapt and maintain constant levels of generation is always a challenge. Our solutions provide the answer.

Coal

While it may not be the future direction of the industry, it is still the workhorse. You work every day to keep your plant up and running. Our flexible solutions help you do that with the lowest total cost of ownership.

Hydroelectric

Hydroelectric is the original renewable. Plants that have been around for decades are now in need of updates. Our proven control and information systems can help you get the most from your assets.

Natural Gas

There are many gas-fueled plants out there, and they should be responsive. Some need upgrades to help ensure longevity, while others struggle with reliability. Our portfolio of control solutions helps you achieve maximum uptime so you can meet your production goals.

Solar

There is a growing push to have more electricity generated from renewables. Solar PV is rapidly becoming a viable alternative. Use our integrated control and information solutions to capture and convert the rays of the sun more efficiently.

Wind

Wind power has been steadily gaining popularity, with large offshore farms a growing reality. Without correct management of those farms, you cannot maximize generation. Turn to our control solutions to help ensure high availability.


DCS for Power Generation Control

Integrated Process Control, Motor Controls, Safety, and Visualization

Our PlantPAx® distributed control system provides seamless integration between critical process areas and the balance of your plant. It also integrates process, discrete, motor control, information, and safety. One control platform saves on spares and training costs.

Learn More About PlantPAx DCS

What Our Customers Are Saying
"This PlantPAx DCS project has set the standard for all future projects at our plant and is a model for Veresen plant design."

Brett Weber, operations and maintenance manager, Ripon Cogen

How Have We Helped Businesses Like Yours?

Along with our many partners, we have helped power generating plants for decades. Our power plant automation, SCADA, and control systems help with reliability and keep costs under control.

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