Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd, an Exelon Company) provides electric service to approximately 3.8 million customers across northern Illinois, or 70 percent of the state’s population. Distribution teaming schemes are becoming more advanced and the challenge is how do you monitor team status in near real-time, incorporate design changes, and keep a record of the what type of event is happening to the team. ComEd is using The PI System with their partner, PowerRunner, to monitor and automate team updates in an automated fashion.
Solutions: Asset Health and Uptime; KPIs and Reporting
OSIsoft Products: PI Core (PI Server, AF Server, Analytics, Notifications, Event Frames); PI Vision
James W. Thompson
Jim Thompson is a Senior Engineering Solutions Specialist at ComEd. Jim’s career has been working with real-time systems in Transmission and Distribution, Generation, Wind and Off-Shore Oil drilling industries for decades. The exposure to these diverse Real-Time systems has been the basis for Jim’s passion for time series data. One of Jim’s favorite quotes is from Benjamin Franklin where he once said, “Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today”. This quote is the basis for Jim’s other passion which is exception-based analytics where the use of time series data is used in real-time or near real-time to monitor DA equipment and inform staff