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Pioneers of Digital Transformation
The Rise of Big Data in Utilities
Five ways big data will change the power industry for the better.
Kellogg Reduces Energy Footprint
Learn how Kellogg's uses the PI System to achieve $3.3 million in energy savings.
New Tools for Energy Problems
See how UC Berkeley & Singapore's National Research Foundation use new tools to solve energy problems.
PowerStream, the second largest municipally owned distribution company in Ontario, Canada, has been leveraging the PI System since 2012 to improve the operation and management of its Operations division. Starting its use of the PI System with 5,000 tags as part of its maintenance management system integration, PowerStream now employs over 30,000 tags in what the organization calls a "prioritized condition-based model" to make valuable information available to all stakeholders and make operational decisions in real time.
Qatar Power is an Independent a in the Ras Laffan Industrial City in the Gulf State of Qatar. Since implementing the PI System, it has been named Power and Water Utility of the Year within the Gulf Cooperation Council in 2012, 2013, and 2014, and, in 2014, was the first Middle Eastern company to receive a Commended Electricity Industry Sector Award. In his presentation, Parshu Borkar, Senior Engineer - Commercial and Performance, explained how his company has leveraged the PI System to optimize O&M, reduce resource consumption, and improve worker safety.
Sandoz, a subsidiary of Novartis that manufactures generic drugs, is subject to regular inspections from multiple regulatory agencies. In recent years, those agencies have begun focusing more on data integrity and audit trails for all digital records. In a presentation at OSIsoft's 2015 EMEA Users Conference in Prague, Alexander Haimayer, Head of Data Systems at Sandoz, described how OSIsoft's PI System helps the company stay in compliance with rigorous data archiving and manufacturing procedures required by the U.S. FDA - just one of the many agencies with jurisdiction over Sandoz's operations.
Sappi Fine Paper of North America is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts and is the preeminent producer of coated fine paper in North America. The company has long made sustainability a key component of its business strategy, increasing profits by improving operational efficiencies and reducing waste. The result: winning new customers by producing some of the industry's most environmentally preferable papers.
At OSIsoft's User Conference 2017 in San Francisco, Scrubgrass engineering manager Jeff Campbell told the story of how he used the PI System to: combine a variety of data streams into a powerful tool that plant operators can use to make real-time decisions; generate forecasts for optimizing the timing of planned equipment outages, one of which saved Scrubgrass $160,000 in a single week; and build a business case for saving the plant from shutdown.
In 2011 when SECURE Energy Services bought the PI System™ for its liquids facilities, the company outlined a roadmap of future applications and target projects for the PI System. The roadmap included everything from creating management dashboards, to training, to process optimization. As part of its most recent roadmap project, SECURE began focusing on heavy equipment optimization in its Processing, Recovery and Disposal division through a pilot project at its landfills. The objective was to improve dozer operations and reduce the cost per ton to process waste.