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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.
Manufacturers worldwide are launching strategies to integrate digital intelligence into industrial equipment to improve uptime, prevent accidents and help the bottom line. Worldwide, process industries lose $20 billion dollars due to unplanned downtime and faulty maintenance practices and approximately 80% of these losses could be stopped with early, accessible information.
A member of the Roche Group, Genentech is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. Although Genentech has been a PI System user for over 15 years, they were initially hesitant to embrace Event Frames as a new batch technology until they assessed the cost, value and functionality.
Water loss is nearly always the result of a leaky pipe somewhere in the system. The challenge is to find the location of the leak, and to do so quickly with minimum staff time, before significant water is wasted. Halifax Water used its already installed PI System to support water leakage reduction by 40 million litres per day, saving more than C$600,000 on an annual basis.
For over 50 years, the IBM Burlington facility has been producing semiconductors in Burlington, Vermont. Committed to continuously evolving their operations to save money and improve efficiency, IBM Burlington installed the PI System in the 1990s to help improve organizational communication. Since then, IBM Burlington has leverage the PI System to have achieve dramatic results from increasing manufacturing capability to reducing water usage by 27% to saving millions in yearly expenses.
Since 1972, Itochu Techno-Solutions Corporation has been an independent systems integrator and service provider serving a broad range of industries in Japan. At the OSIsoft's 2015 Users Conference, Mr. Hisashi Fukuda, General Manager of Itochu Techno-Solutions Corporation, presented how OSIsoft's PI System has enabled Itochu to use data-driven approaches to deliver services across Japan's dynamic energy market. Furthermore, OSIsoft's Connected Services has enabled Itochu to transform their business model by connecting customers on both ends of the energy supply-demand market using their unique cloud-based service.
Founded in 1997, JiangSu Nuclear Corporation, Ltd ("Jiangsu Nuclear") is responsible for the construction, commercial operation, and management of the Tianwan nuclear power station. Currently, the 2 nuclear generator units from phase 1 are in commercial operation, construction of units No.3 and No.4 from phase 2 is in progress, and construction of units No.5 and No.6 from phase 3 has commenced. Yang Qiang, Senior Engineer from Jiangsu Nuclear introduced how they use the PI System is used to manage data and achieve business intelligence in a large nuclear power plant at the 2016 OSIsoft China Users Conference.