True power generation

Gregory, Neil; Power, Yvonne; Sarraf, Fouad Eddy; Crisafulli, Sam
March 2007
InTech;Mar2007, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p36
The article describes Meridian Energy's asset management system which was successfully installed and commissioned in January 2006. New Zealand-based power generator Meridian, produces approximately 30% of the country's total generation using hydro assets. The system provides a predictive monitoring capability for the core assets of Meridian transformers, turbines, governors and generators. It incorporates a variety of diagnostic capabilities including engineering knowledge, rule-based methods, first principle model-based and history-based methods.


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