Power & Utilities

Industry Brief

  1. Digital Transforms Power Across the Electricity Value Network

    Digital Transforms Power Across the Electricity Value Network

    From power plants to wind farms and across transmission lines – to smart cities and buildings, and consumer interactions from and to the grid, the landscape of power is forever changed with the convergence of digital and physical technologies. Suddenly, the future of electricity presents a world of opportunities.
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  2. GE and ENGIE: Partnership for Digital Technologies

    GE and ENGIE Strengthen Partnership for Digital Technologies

    Pledge to improve the performance of ENGIE’s electricity generation activities and cooperation in managing ENGIE’s energy assets.
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  3. Exelon Harnesses the Power of Predix Across Operating Environments

    Exelon Harnesses the Power of Predix Across Operating Environments

    Exelon and GE are working in partnership to identify key needs and to craft digital solutions running on Predix, the Industrial Internet platform, that drive operational efficiencies across the business.
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  4. The Next Evolution of Wind Is Here

    The Next Evolution of Wind Is Here

    Imagine if every turbine, every farm, and every fleet could perform better than the day before. With the Digital Wind Farm, GE is now able to deliver the world’s most efficient wind farm—providing up to 20% more energy capacity than the previous generation.
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  5. Digital on the Grid - How the Olympics Proved the Reliability Factor

    Digital on the Grid - How the Olympics Proved the Reliability Factor

    Hosting a global event at which all eyes are tuned gives a new meaning to the term “always on”. Any grid disruption would be amplified worldwide, putting on the pressure to ensure that all systems were a go at all times. See how GE helped ensure continuous operation for the event and beyond.
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    Digital Across the Electricity Value Network

    Customer Stories

    Power & Utility Outcomes

    Discover the Power of Digital

    The impact of software and analytics on the power sector is expected to be significant in coming years as a result of lower repair and maintenance costs, improved efficiencies, lower emissions and new value creation for consumers. Power companies that embrace the opportunities, are realizing real benefits already, with greater results to come.

    1. $1.3T

      The Future of Electricity is Digital
      The Future of Electricity is Digital
      The total value of digital transformation was established based on service platforms, smart devices, the ‘cloud’ and advanced analytics. See how GE customers are transforming the business of power with digital.
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    2. $230MM

      Powering the Future
      Powering the Future
      By building a plant as a Digital Power Plant, in some instances power companies can expect to gain $230MM over the life of a 500MW plant, derived from more continuous operation due to reduced downtime, increased operating efficiency and the ability to better control output to meet market opportunities. An existing plant can expect to gain $50MM from digitizing operations.
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    3. $100MM

      How Does Digital Increase Wind Yield?
      How Does Digital Increase Wind Yield?
      Software-defined wind turbines help to optimize operations to drive up to 20% additional power from a typical wind farm. GE Power’s Chief Digital Officer Ganesh Bell discusses how the company is looking to revolutionize the wind farm industry by going digital.
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      Testimonials

      Helping Power Customers Drive Digital Transformation

      Whether working with an early adopter already reaping benefits from data and analytics, or helping someone new to the concept, GE is positioned to help customers map the logical, proactive steps to take their business digital. Beginning with connecting assets and collecting time series data, to installing analytics that produce operations insights and optimization, power companies like yours are achieving results at every stage of the digital maturity curve.

      Reliability

      With Asset Performance Management (APM) for Power, power companies can identify issues before they become production downtime emergencies. Maintenance cycles can be more strategically planned, with more continuous periods of operation, greater reliability and extended asset life.

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      Productivity

      Gaining operations insights that drive more profitable decisions in real time is what makes a power plant truly digital. Operations Optimization is designed to help power generators tackle operational issues, meet business demand, align people and systems, and reach “true” plant capacity while still reducing cost and downtime.

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      Real Customers, Real Results

      1. Crestwood Drives Value from Asset Performance Management
        Crestwood Drives Value from Asset Performance Management
        Crestwood and GE have embarked on a first-of-its-kind software collaboration in the midstream oil & gas sector. Focused on asset performance management (APM) to elevate productivity to new performance levels. 
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      2. San Diego Uses Data and Software to Become a Smart City
        San Diego Uses Data and Software to Become a Smart City
        San Diego is investing in smart city technology to create efficiencies, safety and a better life for its citizens. Innovations for traffic flows, parking and environment assessment are all part of the partnership plan between GE and San Diego.
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      3. Increased wind output by 5%
        Increased wind output by 5%
        GE delivered a customized software-enabled platform that increases a wind farm’s output by up to 5%, taking into account environmental and site conditions.
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