The control and management of power consumption under running conditions is a key point to respect contract agreements and prevent the payment of fees in case of over-absorption. Automatic control of the loads, based on the absorbed power, is an excellent solution for an effective cost reduction and is mandatory to guarantee effective cost reduction.
Ekip Power Controller is the Ekip embedded function allowing significant economic and technical advantages through peak shaving. It’s a function that drives peak shaving by managing different loads and generators. Ekip Power Controller represents an optimum compromise between reliability, simplicity, and cost-effectiveness.
• Economic advantages: controlling power eliminates penalties due to excess power consumption and limits usage during peak rate hours to significantly reduce electrical costs
• Technical advantages: controlling power reduces the risk of malfunctioning, aging of system components or blackouts due to plant overload