3 Reasons Routes for Predictive Maintenance Programs May Be Dead
It is no secret that the power generation industry faces challenges on several fronts, one of which is asset health impact to plant uptime. This brief looks at one of the foundational elements of maintenance programs, data collection, and discusses three trends that are changing how maintenance professionals get the data they need to keep plants up and running. The 3 trends highlighted include: 1. Experienced professionals leaving the industry 2. Advances in technology driven by the Industrial IoT 3. Doing more with less This summary provides an overview and then follows-up with a case study from IHS Markit Technology that shows how Duke Energy applied IIoT technologies to address their 60,000 manual data collections per month, increasing reliability demands, and need to optimize the activities of their workforce.