NEOENchooses QOS Energy’s innovative O&M software to track performance at 315MW Australian wind farm
Nantes,France,10 April 2017. Neoen, a leading renewable project developer and owner, has chosen QOS Energy’s innovativeO&M managementplatform to monitor the performance of the 315 MWHornsdale wind project, which will be amongst the largest wind farms operating in Australia once fully commissioned.
The project, consisting of 96 Siemens 3.2MW wind turbines, is being built in three stages; two of which have been completed. Neoen has deployed Qantum®, the IEC compliant energy management SaaS powered by QOS Energy,to monitor the two first stages of the project.
One main benefit for Neoen is the fact that no additional hardware or systeminstallation is requiredonsite to run the software, which allows for a swift and cost effective set-up of data acquisition processes. The platform gathers and analysesdata generated by each turbine for all measured values using a secure VPN connection. Qantum® is compatible with every kind ofwind turbine, communication standard or database connection protocol.
“We are very proud of the successful collaboration we have with Neoen for this important project. Our day-to-day challenge is to deliver best-in-class O&M analytics services for some of the largest renewable projects in the world. Project after project,Qantum® continues to showcase its powerful analytic and O&M performance capabilities,” said Fabrice Wacogne, Chief Customer Success Officer at QOS Energy.
Neoencan customise operating dashboards, analysis, KPIs, alerts, reports or contracts depending on their specific needs.The engineering team of QOS Energy has delivered bespoke performance indicators and KPIs for the whole wind farm, and custom operating dashboards have been delivered for each user type.
“We are very pleased with the first-class service provided by QOS Energy for this project. We can monitor the wind farm’s operational and financial performance as soon as each turbine is installed onsite,” concludedLaurent Francisci, Operations director Australia at Neoen.