BC Hydro has deployed a Real-time Operational Performance Management system (OPM) that monitors 30 hydroelectric generation facilities in various locations across the province of British Columbia.
Leveraging Cogent’s expertise in OPMs, this system has the capability to capture information in real time and subsequently build a knowledge base of equipment performance. Using this information, operators now have the visibility they need to quickly prioritize alerts, conduct root cause analysis of issues, mobilize the right people and make well informed decisions for BC Hydro.
BC Hydro is Canada’s premier electric utility company, being the third largest of its kind in the country. BC Hydro operates 30 hydroelectric generation facilities that produce 80% of BC’s electricity. These facilities generate 43,000 to 54,000 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity annually. The company has a workforce of more than 5800 employees to run its operations throughout the year.
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