i-EM for microgrid

Efficiently manage urban and rural microgrids

Microgrid

From siting to end-user services, our suite of software and app allows to efficiently manage a microgrid project both in urban and rural areas of developing countries. The services, effectively exploiting EO satellites and SatCom links, provide enhanced microgrid integrated services for strategic site selection, optimal design, and management of O&M.

ALL DIGITAL

Digitization and application of digital service

SOCIAL-FRIENDLY

Introduction of AI and data analytics for social purposes

SATELLITE-BASED

Exploitation of satellite asset, such as EO and SatCom

APP-READY

App & seb ppp for rural microgrid services

Planner

Identify the sites with potential need for microgrid, by define the load needs, exploiting Earth Observation satellite.

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Manager

Manage and monitor the microgrid, in terms of load balancing, black-out prevention and control.

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Tailor

Identify the best microgrid design, taking into account the local energy sources availability.

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Smart

Set of mobile phone services for the end-users, for the customer care energy services and secure billing services.

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MICROGRID

Planner

This service can identify the sites with potential need for microgrid, by defining load needs, exploiting Earth observation satellite images and taking into account the support of the specific rural area development.

Features

  • Satellite imagery (EO) classification to identify:
    • rural urban areas
    • agricultural activities
    • forest coverage
  • Load assessment considering:
    • anchor tenants and/or anchor loads
    • agriculture and food facilities, health centers, etc.
    • required energy quantity and quality
    • expectation of changes over time

Benefits

  • Strategic planning with the site identification
  • Site feasibility index

Features

  • Renewable energy assessment: solar, hydro and biomass (e.g. forest) resources
  • Microgrid sizing and design with the best components choice
  • Simulation of microgrid behavior and best configuration identification
  • Service enabled: tele-education, tele-medicine, smart payment, priority booking

Benefits

  • Microgrid tailored-design report
  • Microgrid feasibility index
  • Technical design

MICROGRID

Tailor

This service can identify the best microgrid design, taking into account the local energy sources availability (exploiting EO images) and the sustainability, scalability and stability of the microgrid which is expected to be created.

MICROGRID

Manager

This service can manage and monitor the microgrid, in terms of load balancing, black-out prevention and control, microgrid components fault detection and prediction, also supporting a sustainable maintenance strategy.

Features

  • Real-time monitoring
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Energy Management real-time System (EMS)
  • Energy management forecasting
  • Load forecasting
  • Extreme weather forecasting
  • Energy thief detection

Benefits

  • Information for O&M activities

Features

  • Payment service:
    • pay-as-you-go
    • smart-booking
    • priority-booking
  • Energy awareness services:
    • community leasing
    • tele-medicine
    • tele-education
    • O&M training

Benefits

  • Mobile and smartphone application

MICROGRID

Smart

This set of mobile phone services is thought for the end-users, for energy customer care and secure billing services, with the additional aim of improving the community’s energy awareness.

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