IoT to increase energy efficiency at EDP

Barbara Energy case study

A platform and hardware independent Cybersecure Operating System to monitor Distributed Generation Equipment

EDP Solar needed to have a system that would provide real-time information on production and consumption of its customers, as well as alarms and information about the status of each installation, both to make it available to its customers and for internal use by the O&M team.

To date, the capture of self-consumption data has been carried out through a proprietary solution and they were looking for a system that would monitor energy more efficiently, reliably and securely and that would offer them new possibilities for remote management of the installations.

The project presented the challenge of integrating very heterogeneous installations, with different equipment from different manufacturers and with different connectivity conditions.

“In the energy transition, with a key role for distributed generation, it is essential to have real-time information on our assets to ensure their optimal management. In addition, this information must be shared with our customers so that they can make the best decisions regarding their energy performance”.

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