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Smart Energy Optimisation Platform

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IPOE (Smart Energy Optimisation Platform) is a platform supporting energy management, based on the Deming cycle (PDCA) and compliant with ISO 50001 standard. The platform works in cooperation with industrial and building automation systems. It can also constitute an independent solution.

The platform is intended for companies, institutions and organisations using a lot of energy, with introduced standard ISO 50001, planning to introduce the standard, or wanting to effectively manage energy consumption processes.

Saving energy and electricity is a solution that many companies in various industries care about. We deliver a dedicated platform to our clients, assisting them in managing energy. IPOE (smart energy optimisation platform) ensures an intuitive interface and data suited to your needs. See how IPOE works in practice!

 

 



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Managing Director

You have the knowledge necessary to reduce the utility costs in your company.

Operations maintenance employee

You know immediately of all failures of utilities delivery to your manufacturing line.

Main electrician

You can reduce the technological utilities consumption and contracted capacity.

Head of Manufacturing

You have the precise knowledge on when and where the process generates losses connected with utilities.

ISO auditor

You have a quick access to all necessary data.

LEAN Manager

Effective operations, streamlining the PDCA.

FEATURE RESULT BENEFIT
Ordered power tab Calculating, by the algorithm, values of: optimal power level, power level without penalties and safe power level Possible reduction of the costs for ordered power
Boot profiles Recording boot profiles Avoidance of exceeding ordered power during facility start-up
Energy profiles Selection of active power waveform from any period of time for comparison purposes Possibility to compare active power utilization, in different periods of time, on a weekly basis
Electrical network anomalies monitoring In the alarm log, there are records related to the occurring events, e.g. dips, declines, increases The ability to track events on the grid that are related to the quality of supplied energy
Waveforms monitoring The user has the option to perform an analysis using multiple data from various sources on the timeline The correlation of events gives us the opportunity to detect dependencies in the process, which may reduce costs, e.g. by better understanding the process
Reactive power monitoring The platform presents records related to the course of inductive and capacitive reactive power, tg Φ, cos Φ Avoidance of penalties for reactive power and exceeding tg Φ, possibility of optimization
Harmonics monitoring Analyze the harmonics of both voltages and currents Avoid damage to the equipment and devices
Load monitoring Real-time monitoring of many parameters, e.g. current and voltage asymmetry Application of a uniform load on individual phases, maximum use of the available load with even distribution
Efficiency indicators Ability to use predefined performance indicators User receives selected information in one place in form of an easy to use array
Power guard User receives information about the usage of the ordered power and the prediction of power usage in next 15 minutes Avoidance of charges for exceeding ordered power. Very important, especially during summer
Energy usage tab The manager has access to selected period of time in terms of energy consumption. He can correlate data with the current production status and relate to the number of employees on a given shift We gain the possibility of optimal use of the staff resources depending on the production plan. The profit consists in reducing the number of employees at a time when production does not require so much workload
Energy consumption comparison The operator gets charts where he can compare different periods of time in case of energy consumption, e.g. the current and previous week, month or the billing period Constant monitoring and data comparison
General tasks tab Enter tasks on the timeline, e.g. injection molding machine overview Ability to plan services and inspections. You have everything in one place, you do not have to switch between other calendars, save your time
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Factory
Factory
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KPI
KPI

e.g.

  • 30 kW/m2
  • 20 kW/m2
Prediction
Prediction

e.g.

Possible exceeding of contracted capacity by 20% due to heat waves, starting the cooling aggregate.

Anomalies
Anomalies

e.g.

  • degree 0,85
  • voltage 280V
  • amperage 80A
Measurement
Measurement
Big data
Big data
Data analysis
Data analysis
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Current data
Current data
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In this section you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions concerning IPOE. If you can’t find an answer to your question, feel free to contact us!

 

 

Reactive power in alternating current circuits describes the pulsation of electricity between elements of an electrical circuit. This energy is not converted into work or heat, but is necessary for the operation of electrical machines. Energy is taken from the source during a part of the variable waveform period, stored by the receiver and returned to the source during another part of the period.

The occurrence of reactive power (inductive or capacitive) translates directly into expenses incurred by entrepreneurs, related to electricity fees. Reactive power is represented by the parameter tg fi. The parameter should stay within the range of 0–0.4. If the tg fi is not within the specified range, the energy supplier may charge a penalty for an excessive amount of reactive power present in the plant’s power grid. The presence of reactive power results in a series of negative effects:

- necessity of installing manufacturing and processing equipment with higher power ratings,

- forced use of apparatuses with higher rated currents and acceptable short-circuit currents,

- required use of cables with larger cross-sections,

- reduced capacity of power supply networks,

- increased losses of active power in transformers, networks and receivers, increased voltage drops in transformers and supply lines

Currently, the maximum cross-section of a cable for the installation of a transformer is approx. 30 cm. Using such a transformer enables us to measure currents in the range 1600–6000 A.

Short answer: yes. Machine learning is used in the algorithm of tracking the phase angle φ, which is implemented in IPOE.

The shortest required measurement period is a full week plus three days (10 days total). It is important for the measurement period to include the weekend. However, it is necessary to take into account the work profile of the company – if it changes periodically, measurements should also take into account the time when the company’s activity is different.

Reactive power compensation in the power network consists in such arrangement of energy consumers that the nature of the network corresponds to the requirements for maintaining proper network parameters. Generally speaking, an unfavourable power factor resulting from a high share of inductive loads may be reduced (compensated) by including capacitive loads in the network (or vice versa in the case of dominance of capacitive loads).

The data are read from the analyser every second.

Currently, it doesn’t. However, we plan on implementing RES into the platform, which would allow us to track the activity of e.g. PV panels or turbines.

At the moment, yes. However, as the goal of IPOE is the optimisation of not only electrical energy, but energy as a whole, soon IPOE will be able to handle other utilities, such as gas, water, heat or compressed air.

• Real-time measurement
• High scalability of the solution
• Non-invasive installation
• Optimisation (of the ordered and reactive power)

• Configurable KPIs* and dashboards

 

* KPI – Key Performance Indicator

Yes. Our analysers have a certificate of compliance with the standard IEC 61557-12. It is a standard that defines the requirements to be met by equipment intended for measuring and monitoring electrical parameters in power distribution networks.

The range of possible application of IPOE is very wide: from monitoring the main power connections, through selected circuits, to individual lines or machines. There is no upper limit for the number of analysers working with IPOE.

To a large extent, the efficiency of electrical machines and equipment.

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