-GE will implement its Asset Performance Management (APM) software solution for NOMAC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ACWA Power, for the early detection of potential operational challenges across 26 power generation and desalination sites in 9 countries
-APM will be integrated as part of NOMAC’s Monitoring and Prediction Center and will help reduce unscheduled downtime and maintenance duration, as well as increase operational efficiency and reliability
GE Power signed a deal with the First National Operations and Maintenance Company (NOMAC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power, to implement its APM solution, powered by Predix at 26 thermal, wind and solar power generation and water desalination sites. The facilities are located across Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Morocco, Jordan, Turkey, South Africa, Bulgaria and Vietnam. Together, they generate more than 22,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity and over 2.5 million cubic meters of water per day. NOMAC provides operations and maintenance services at these facilities and APM will help them reduce unscheduled downtime and maintenance duration, as well as to increase operational efficiency and reliability at the plants.
The agreement was signed by Julio Torre Gutierrez, President & CEO of NOMAC and Bhanu Shekhar, Chief Digital Officer of GE Power in the Middle East & Africa, in the presence of other senior executives from both companies at GE Digital’s 6th Annual Minds+Machines Conference held in San Francisco on October 25 and 26.