Published on 9 Oct 2013
“ The SPSS Modeler solution developed with the help of Genius Systems is a critical step towards identifying and reducing significant fuel expenses in every single unit, saving as much as USD 75,000 per turbine per year. ”
Eitan Rindenau, Performance Engineer, Gas Turbines team, Israel Electric Company
Israel Electric Corporation
Energy and Utilities
Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) is the primary electricity provider in Israel, which is responsible for building, maintaining and operating the country’s power infrastructure.
IEC generates 95 percent of Israel’s electricity. To meet peak demand, its turbines need to run at full capacity – so it is vital to keep them online and running efficiently.
With the help of Genius Systems, an IBM Business Partner, the IEC team used IBM SPSS Modeler to perform cluster analyses of the data from each of the turbines and create a model of their “normal” behavior during start-up, steady-state and shut-down. With the baselines for each individual unit established, the team was able to compare their performance and begin identifying common problems.
Increased the efficiency of maintenance schedules, costs and resources, resulting in fewer outages and higher customer satisfaction.
IBM products and services that were used in this case study.
SPSS Modeler, SPSS Statistics
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