- Networks & Connectivity - RFID
- Sensors - Temperature Sensors
- Equipment & Machinery
- Renewable Energy
- Human Resources
- Asset Lifecycle Management
- Structural Health Monitoring
- System Integration
- Testing & Certification
Hydropower installations have aging connections between rotor poles that exhibit temperature rises and cause unplanned failures. Traditional solutions for tracking generator temperatures and shaft line strain are ineffective in harsh conditions.
About The Customer
GE Hydro, a subsidiary of GE Renewable Energy, provides solutions for hydropower installations. Their customers include integrators, government-owned companies, federal utilities, independent power producers, and investors.
GE Hydro partnered with Asygn and HID Global to develop a solution using RFID technology. Asygn's chip captures temperature and strain measurements, which are forwarded to an RFID reader via HID Global's TAG antenna. Data aggregation and modeling are done through GE Hydro's Asset Performance Management platform.
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