“How Digitalization Is Ushering in a New Solar Era”: GE on digital twins and smart dispatchability

Azeez Mohammed, president & CEO of Power Conversion: “Once the plant is digitalized, our goal is to achieve more than 99 percent plant availability throughout the renewable farm’s lifespan. Improved plant availability could translate into reduced operation and maintenance costs — alongside increased production — equal to US $200,000 worth of additional value annually for a 20-MW solar farm.”

One doesn’t see too much quantification, among the many articles talking about the generalities of digitalisation. This article puts a little colour on the recent statement of Jerome Pecresse, GE Renewables, that: “We are inventing things that we did not even imagine three years ago …renewable baseload is coming fast.”

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