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Advanced Automation Applications

In today’s environment customers across the power sector from power generation, transmission, distribution, renewables, and energy intensive industries such as metals, oil & gas and mining are challenged to deliver more flexibility and improved profitability. Our services teams understand these needs and will work to partner with you to deliver value-based outcomes through our Advanced Automation Applications (AAA) solutions and services.

Utilizing a structured approach and framework that centers around your desired goals and outcomes, we work closely with you across the life span of the project – from design and validation of the system to execution of the site installation, testing and commissioning.  As your needs and system requirements change we also offer long-term service agreements to help ensure you meet your business goals and objectives.

Applying GE's advance automation applications across the Energy Ecosystem

Generation

Our advanced application services for generation cover a broad range of power sources from conventional to renewable energy resources. Pairing GE’s protection and automation solutions with our advanced software and control tools such as our Electrical Control System (ECS) and our Electrical Remote Monitoring Tool (eRMT) – you have a unified view into your operation. These solutions provide you with the actionable intelligence needed to better manage generation resources and costs.

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Transmission

With the proliferation of renewable and distributed energy resources many of our customers are facing new challenges around frequency & voltage control, protection, stability and network congestion. To address these challenges, GE has developed a portfolio of solutions that ranges from analysis and consultation to the deployment of customized systems that enable you to maintain grid resiliency during disturbances and provide increased power transfer capabilities during critical operating periods. Some of our advanced applications include new protection schemes, remedial action schemes, wide area monitoring and protection, and dynamic line rating. As with any of our advanced applications, we take a structured approach that centers around your outcomes to provide the right set of solutions and support.

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Distribution

With a long, proven history of supplying primary and secondary distribution equipment, our advanced applications team leverages this deep domain knowledge to deliver a comprehensive suite of solutions focused on addressing today’s distribution network challenges. Our offering includes Distribution Automation solutions such as Volt-VAR Control and Optimization, Fault Location Isolation and System Restoration, and DER integration solutions combined with advanced protection and control schemes design, real-time hardware-in-the-loop testing, site acceptance testing and system maintenance.

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Microgrids

We work with developers, utilities, EPCs, ESCOs, industrial, and commercial customers to deliver an integrated energy solution focused on the optimal balance between dynamic loads and available generation resources delivered through an advanced Microgrid system. Leveraging GE’s hardware and software solutions, our service team can help you take the guess work out of system design, deployment and management. From feasibility and planning studies, business case development, and engineering studies to design, protection and control systems development, system integration, testing, training and after-deployment support, we can help you implement the right microgrid solution.

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Industry

Energy intensive industries need a reliable power system to ensure productivity and process uptime. Our advanced applications service teams understand these needs and can work with you to deliver simple, cost-effective solutions for your electrical protection and control. We have a proven history developing and deploying fast load shedding, automatic transfer schemes and power management systems including asset condition monitoring and real-time applications to maximize process uptime.

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