Radix and University of Massachusetts present project about power generation management

Big Ten and Utility Conference gather university utility community together at the University of Texas between May 13th-17th

Big ten University of Massachusetts at Amherst (UMass)

Radix and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (UMass) will present a real-time power generation management project during the Big Ten and Utility Conference in Austin, Texas this week. The conference will be held between May 13th-17th at the University of Texas at Austin. This year’s theme is “Shaping the future. Sharing the vision,” and it will gather university utilities community to share their knowledge, insights, and experiences.

CHP Assistant Plant Manager, Darren Lenois, and Radix Engineer, Priscila Gameiro will present on “The Engineering Command Center of a Cogeneration Power Plant” on a project executed between Radix and UMass. The project included consolidating several data sources, including plant equipment, power meters, field flow instruments, and fuel price information. This set of data feeds optimization and efficiency models, forecast, and key performance indicators to be displayed and accessed easily and in real-time through dashboards. The dashboards allow engineers to view the information remotely and share with other users outside a control room setting.

The goal was to help the plant monitor use energy production and consumption data to make operating decisions and meet campus demand, as well as to monitor fuel usage and costs associated with production.

The presentation will be on May 15th between 3:00-3:45pm at classroom 203.

Radix will also host a booth at the AT&T Conference Center – booth 414 - to showcase the company’s solutions for University and Utility environments. These solutions aim to decrease costs and facilitate operations management and decision-making.