Identifying mission-critical energy inefficiencies

Paladin real-time energy management advisor is designed to assess and reduce facility energy costs. Here are 3 tips for energy cost reductions.<br/>  

02/18/2009


San Diego, CA – EDSA Micro Corp., a provider of power analytics solutions for electrical power system modeling and diagnostics, has introduced its Paladin Live platform: which is designed to help isolate and reduce energy inefficiencies in mission-critical facilities.  The Paladin Live Real-Time Energy Management Advisor is said to help companies assess and reduce energy costs in three ways:

  • Increase energy efficiency by showing precisely where, when, and how energy is being consumed, in order to assess where opportunities for energy saving may exist and enable facility personnel to conduct detailed, what-if simulations of energy efficiency strategies;

  • Improve facility reliability and productivity by enabling facility operators to understand the real-time “system health” of their power infrastructure, to enact preventive measures; and

  • Enhance profitability by enabling facility operators to fully understand the capacity and energy requirements of their present power system. This enables them to develop strategies for maximizing their existing operations before embarking on costly renovations or relocations.

Paladin Live’s “model-based” architecture is said to enable organizations to:

  • Conduct model-based analyses of the power/energy network, to ensure the highest possible levels of accuracy and energy efficiency;

  • Perform “What-If” simulations, to allow users to see the impact of decisions before implementing/investing in them, or simply test drive energy-saving ideas that could not be conducted on live infrastructure;

  • Create vendor-neutral forensic analyses that protects customers’ investment in their current infrastructure; keeping them from unnecessarily replacing mission critical equipment.

When combined with EDSA’s Paladin Reports, the platform’s standard energy report, and EDSA’s Blackboard Simulator, the Energy Module allows users to see what the changes would mean to the Green Grid’s standards of Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) and Data Center Infrastructure Efficiency (DCiE).

For more information,visit: www.edsa.com .
Also read:

Energy Management: First Steps Toward Greater Efficiency

.

– Edited by David Greenfield , editorial director
Control Engineering News Desk
Register here .





No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
Each year, a panel of Control Engineering editors and industry expert judges select the System Integrator of the Year Award winners.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Learn how to create value with re-use; gain productivity with lean automation and connectivity, and optimize panel design and construction.
Go deep: Automation tackles offshore oil challenges; Ethernet advice; Wireless robotics; Product exclusives; Digital edition exclusives
Lost in the gray scale? How to get effective HMIs; Best practices: Integrate old and new wireless systems; Smart software, networks; Service provider certifications
Fixing PID: Part 2: Tweaking controller strategy; Machine safety networks; Salary survey and career advice; Smart I/O architecture; Product exclusives
The Ask Control Engineering blog covers all aspects of automation, including motors, drives, sensors, motion control, machine control, and embedded systems.
Look at the basics of industrial wireless technologies, wireless concepts, wireless standards, and wireless best practices with Daniel E. Capano of Diversified Technical Services Inc.
Join this ongoing discussion of machine guarding topics, including solutions assessments, regulatory compliance, gap analysis...
This is a blog from the trenches – written by engineers who are implementing and upgrading control systems every day across every industry.
IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc., is a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

Case Study Database

Case Study Database

Get more exposure for your case study by uploading it to the Control Engineering case study database, where end-users can identify relevant solutions and explore what the experts are doing to effectively implement a variety of technology and productivity related projects.

These case studies provide examples of how knowledgeable solution providers have used technology, processes and people to create effective and successful implementations in real-world situations. Case studies can be completed by filling out a simple online form where you can outline the project title, abstract, and full story in 1500 words or less; upload photos, videos and a logo.

Click here to visit the Case Study Database and upload your case study.