Adani Power has appointed Black & Veatch to optimize operations and improve performance of its power assets in India.
Black & Veatch will deploy predictive analytics software at 23 thermal units to monitor, in real time, the health and performance of critical assets fleet-wide. The implementation will support efficient operation of nearly 12 gigawatts (GW) of thermal power generation infrastructure in India by minimizing unplanned shutdowns and improving operational efficiency.
“The challenges that India’s power sector has undergone in recent years have tested the resilience of our business model. We can prioritize investments and improve our assets’ performance with the help of data analytics and engineering expertise,” said Jayadeb Nanda, Chief Operating Officer, Adani Power Limited.
The asset performance management solution implemented by Black & Veatch will provide Adani Power with additional data-driven monitoring and diagnostics services from its India and global centers.
Adani Power is the largest private thermal power producer in India. It has a power generation capacity of 12,450 MW comprising thermal power plants in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Chhattisgarh and a 40 MW solar power project in Gujarat.
The ASSET360 Monitoring & Diagnostics (M&D) solutions are powered by Atonix Digital’s AtonixOI cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI)/ machine language (ML) data analytics platform that combines the power of predictive analytics with built-in collaboration workflow. The platform deploys ML models, detects operational deviations, facilitates diagnosis, and connects teams to ensure issue resolution.