I am sharing a collection of articles on energy management systems, case studies and news, mainly focusing on the industrial solutions (production industry, factories). Serving the interests of smart factory, Industry 4.0 and ISO50001. Selecting leading topics based on my experience as a marketeer for energy management software solutions. We are based in Central Europe, if you have any news related to this topic, please feel free to share and comment.
With the new Billing module it will be more comfortable and quicker to create cost allocation reports.
The new functions of AVR Connection Center will allow easier connection to OPC server and redundant OPC server connection will also be supported.
The embedded Microsoft Lightswitch application will allow the user to create custom input forms for energy cost (water, gas, electricity, etc.), demand power, production data, etc. With the added new features it will be easy to create KPI charts, Simple calculation tables, Energy Rate diagrams, Histograms.
In v2.1 regression analysis (linear and polynomial) could be done in Business Intelligence module. From now on regression analysis can be created easily with Basic Reporter as well, which will make the job of energy managers much easier (demand power specification, energy usage forecasting).
The Advanced Virtual Meter will make it more comfortable to manage virtual meters. Demand power specification will be easier as the system will be capable to connect Weather forecast sites.
First of all, let’s define what the phrase of „energy-management system” means . An energy-management system includes measurement device sub-systems with the possibility of user-intervention on failure. By utilizing such a system we are able to continuously track and analyse consumption/quality patterns , and determine low-efficiency areas quickly and easily, giving the opportunity to respond fast and efficiently. Recently the ISO 50001 standard has been released, which defines in great detail the expected structure of an energy-management system and the requirements of its installation. Installing energy-management systems is outstandingly significant for enterprises to keep their market competency , which I would explain below. For the companies its a vital factor to create their products as economically as possible . With energy-management systems we are able to recognize the inefficient areas of our production-cycle. Some examples to define these statemen
Regardless of the environment, AVRepoorter Energy Management Software can be utilized to aid the users with the required information to help them understand, how their facilities work. In the following post we will take a brief look at some of these environments, and observe how our software can give you an edge over the competitors by the power of information. Buildings (Offices, Logistic Centres, Warehouses, Shopping Centres, etc.) Implementation of load-shedding (in case of electricity and gas) Reduce peak demand and power factor penalties Monitoring of consumption and subscribed-power optimization Cost-allocation and sub-billing Building maintenance and monitoring solutions (SMS and/or e-mail alarms, alarms and events logs, keeping track of events and event change ,application of automation software) Energy Performance Certification of Buildings - A policy tool to improve energy efficiency Application of renewable energy sources
Above the features that Lite edition includes, Basic edition is provided with the following: High performance modular structure, scalable system (fast operation, efficient application of resources) Energy cost and internal cost allocation report creation (invoicing tasks - towards sub-consumers as well, implementation of cost reduction objectives) In case of manufacturer or servicing unit, exact determination of energy or consumption costs by products or by services (customized consumption reports, ABCD energy effectiveness reports, energy efficiency and cost analysis statements) Unlimited possibilities of report creation functions: KPI reports, Green House Gases reports, CO2 emission calculations, Optimization of demand power, Examination of power quality features, Statements of efficiency of the application of renewable energy sources, etc. Import data from CSV files to calculations and reports, Export results to CSV file (with Business-Intelligence module - CSV plugin)