ANDRITZ Hydro Regional Control Center in Schio, Italy
To meet demanding market requirements, ANDRITZ Hydro built the ANDRITZ Regional Control Center (RCC) in order to establish an advanced remote monitoring and control centre for worldwide operations and maintenance that is available across the full ANDRITZ Hydro Group.
The RCC is a state-of-the-art system for remote hydropower plant monitoring using advanced tools, including our digital platform Metris DiOMera. Sophisticated analysis, machine-learning algorithms, statistical analysis within the ANDRITZ Hydro expertise and knowledge are integrated into this platform to anticipate major failures, to trigger a real predictive analysis for maintenance activities, and to produce optimized operation instructions. Finally yet importantly, full remote operation is also one of the main features and service provided by RCC.
Today, top modern technological tools are deployed within our O&M business models in order to support our clients in reducing their OPEX, preventing critical issues and maximize the annual generation of their assets.
Our RCC delivers 24/7 operations support, offering rapid solution-oriented analysis services and providing technical assistance for any issue customers may have during their daily on-site operation activities.
A dedicated O&M department has also been established to back-up the required services of the RCC and to fulfil the activities we have been contracted in the most professional way both in terms of competence and time reaction.
The RCC is fully ready and running host data, signals and power plants from all regions right across the world. This empowers business opportunities for all our locations throughout the ANDRITZ Group, and includes the latest in cyber security protection.