Siemens to provide hardware, software, and services for U.S. Navy power monitoring project

The company will supply advanced electrical power meters, WinPM.Net energy monitoring software and implementation engineering services for the Navy's Southwest Advanced Metering Infrastructure project.

03/25/2010


Siemens Industry Inc. will be providing power meteringequipment and services for the U.S. Navy's Southwest Advanced MeteringInfrastructure (AMI) project in a joint project with American Systems.

The contract to furnish and install advanced electricalmetering infrastructure at various locations throughout the Navy's SouthwestRegion is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

The U.S. Navy recently launched its Advanced MeteringInfrastructure Program to establish an energy usage baseline, collectinformation on energy consumption and discover ways to reduce consumption andlower costs through the improved allocation of energy resources. This projectalso shows its ongoing commitment to the Energy Policy Act of 2005, a mandaterequiring all federal agencies to install advanced metering devices thatprovide daily usage data across all installations.

Siemens is supplying advanced electrical power meters,WinPM.Net energy monitoring software as well as implementation engineeringservices. Siemens also received orders for project management services alongwith gas, water, and steam flow meters that provide data to the WinPM.Netsystems.

The Siemens system will enable the allocation and managementof electricity, natural gas, steam and water at each base location and providethat data to the Navy for further analysis.

Access other Control Engineering content related to powermanagement:

 
-Edited by DavidGreenfield , editorial director
Control Engineering Sustainable Engineering
News Desk




No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
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.
Intelligent, efficient PLC programming: Cost-saving programming languages are available now; Automation system upgrades; Help from the cloud; Improving flow control; System integration tips
Smarter machines require smarter systems; Fixing PID, part 3; Process safety; Hardware and software integration; Legalities: Integrated lean project delivery
Choosing controllers: PLCs, PACs, IPCs, DCS? What's best for your application?; Wireless trends; Design, integration; Manufacturing Day; Product Exclusive
PLCs, robots, and the quest for a single controller; how OEE is key to automation solutions.
This article collection contains several articles on improving the use of PID.
Learn how Industry 4.0 adds supply chain efficiency, optimizes pricing, improves quality, and more.

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

Special report: U.S. natural gas; LNG transport technologies evolve to meet market demand; Understanding new methane regulations; Predictive maintenance for gas pipeline compressors
Cyber security cost-efficient for industrial control systems; Extracting full value from operational data; Managing cyber security risks
Drilling for Big Data: Managing the flow of information; Big data drilldown series: Challenge and opportunity; OT to IT: Creating a circle of improvement; Industry loses best workers, again

(copy 5)